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Edwardson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from Edward; also an Americanized form of Scandinavian cognates (Danish and Norwegian Edvardsen, Swedish Edvardsson).

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


Similar surnames: Edwardsen, Larson, Edwards, Leonardson, Erlandson, Madson, Charlson

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Edwardson Family Origin

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Edwardson Family Occupations

What did your Edwardson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Edwardson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Edwardson's were Farmers. Farmer, Brakes Man and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edwardson. A less common occupation for the Edwardson family was Printer.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Brakes Man

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Printer

    7%

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

Edwardson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Edwardson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edwardson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Edwardson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Edwardson. 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 Edwardson. For the veterans among your Edwardson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edwardson Life Expectancy

What is the average Edwardson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Edwardson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Edwardson in 1957 was 100, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edwardson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edwardson 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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