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Dawson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Lawson, Pawson, Mawson, Rawson, Samson, Parson, Jason, Anson, Hasson

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Dawson Family Origin

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Dawson Family Occupations

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Dawson Historical Records

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Dawson Life Expectancy

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