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Akerson Name Meaning

Swedish (Åkerson): this is one of a small group of Swedish names ending in -son that are not patronymics. It is an ornamental name composed of the elements åker ‘field’ + son ‘son’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Akerman, Okerson, Person, Abelson, Alverson, Anderson, Enerson

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Akerson Family Origin

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Akerson Family Occupations

What did your Akerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Attends Bar and Domestic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akerson. A less common occupation for the Akerson family was Farm Hand. The most common Akerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Akerson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Attends Bar

    6%
  • Domestic

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Akerson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Akerson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Akerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akerson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Akerson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Akerson. For the veterans among your Akerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Akerson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Akerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Akerson in 1959 was 57, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akerson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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