Gadson Family History

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Gadson Name Meaning

English: variant of Gadsden, assimilated by folk etymology to the common patronymic ending -son.

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


Similar surnames: Gladson, Ladson, Madson, Gasson, Ganson, Papson, Eidson, Hudson

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Gadson Family Origin

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Gadson Family Occupations

What did your Gadson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gadson. The most common Gadson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gadson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gadson family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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

Gadson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gadson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gadson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gadson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gadson in 1941 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gadson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gadson 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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