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Where is the Andersson family from?
You can see how Andersson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andersson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Andersson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 37 Andersson families living in Wisconsin. This was about 45% of all the recorded Andersson's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Andersson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andersson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Andersson ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Andersson. 32% of Andersson men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Andersson women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andersson were Truck Driver and Maid.