Duerson Family History

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Duerson Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of North German Dührssen or Dyrssen, a patronymic from an old personal name, from Old High German tiuri ‘dear’, ‘valuable’.

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


Similar surnames: Person, Pierson, Merson, Diersen, Iverson, Enerson, Burson, Peerson

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Duerson Family Origin

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Duerson Family Occupations

What did your Duerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duerson. A less common occupation for the Duerson family was Cook. The most common Duerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Duerson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Cook

    4%

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

Duerson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Duerson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Duerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Duerson in 1957 was 18, and 33 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duerson 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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