Denson Family History

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Denson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dean 2.

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


Similar surnames: Benson, Danson, Denison, Henson, Deason, Denton, Dunson, Donson

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Denson Family Origin

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Denson Family Occupations

What did your Denson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Denson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Denson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denson. A less common occupation for the Denson family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Denson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Denson Life Expectancy

What is the average Denson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Denson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Denson in 1943 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denson 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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