Davisson Family History

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Davisson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from David.

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


Similar surnames: Davison, Davidson, Davies, Davis, Davidsen, Matison, Davidian

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Davisson Family Origin

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Davisson Family Occupations

What did your Davisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davisson. The most common Davisson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Davisson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Davisson family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Davisson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Davisson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davisson 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 Davisson. 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 Davisson. For the veterans among your Davisson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davisson Life Expectancy

What is the average Davisson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Davisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Davisson in 1951 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davisson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davisson 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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