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Aronson Name Meaning

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Aronsson: patronymic from the personal name Aron (see Aaron ). Compare Arnson Americanized form of Norwegian Aronsen a cognate of 1 above. Jewish: variant of Aaronson .

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

Similar surnames: Aaronson, Arenson, Arnson, Aronin, Antonson, Arons, Ranson, Monson

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Where is the Aronson family from?

You can see how Aronson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aronson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Aronson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 59 Aronson families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Aronson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Aronson families in 1880.
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What did your Aronson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aronson. 23% of Aronson men worked as a Salesman and 13% of Aronson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aronson were Manager and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Aronson. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Aronson. For the veterans among your Aronson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aronson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Aronson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Aronson in 1942 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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