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Erickson Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen, Eriksen, Ericsson, and Eriksson.

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


Similar surnames: Ericksen, Derickson, Erekson, Rickson, Eriksson, Ericson, Dedrickson

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Erickson Family Origin

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Erickson Family Occupations

What did your Erickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erickson. A less common occupation for the Erickson family was Farming. The most common Erickson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Erickson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Farming

    2%

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Erickson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Erickson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Erickson Life Expectancy

What is the average Erickson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Erickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Erickson in 1942 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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