Ericson Family History

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Ericson Name Meaning

Scandinavian and North German: see Erickson.

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

Similar surnames: Erickson, Erichsen, Ericksen, Erekson, Erikson, Erion, Eison, Elison

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Ericson Family Origin

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Ericson Family Occupations

What did your Ericson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ericson. 12% of Ericson men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Ericson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ericson were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ericson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Ericson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ericson 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Ericson. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Ericson. For the veterans among your Ericson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ericson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ericson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ericson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ericson in 1945 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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