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Albertson Name Meaning

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Albertsson: patronymic from the personal name Albert . Americanized form of North German Norwegian and Danish Albertsen a cognate of 1 above. English: patronymic perhaps from the Middle English personal name Albert but the distribution (Durham London) suggests continental origin involving cognate elements (compare 1 above). Compare also Alberson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Albertsen, Gilbertson, Amberson, Anderson, Robertson, Alderton

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Where is the Albertson family from?

You can see how Albertson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Albertson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Albertson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 41 Albertson families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Albertson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Albertson families in 1840.
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What did your Albertson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Albertson. 20% of Albertson men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Albertson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Albertson were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Passenger Lists

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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Albertson. For the veterans among your Albertson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Albertson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Albertson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Albertson in 1944 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

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