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Esson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic or metronymic from the personal name Eade. Americanized spelling of German Essen.

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


Similar surnames: Elson, Eason, Eison, Essen, Person, Edson, Ipson, Jason, Nessen

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Esson Family Origin

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Esson Family Occupations

What did your Esson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Lumberman and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esson. The most common Esson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Esson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Esson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Lumberman

    11%
  • Works On Farm

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Esson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Esson Life Expectancy

What is the average Esson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Esson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Esson in 1957 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Esson 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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