Gunson Family History

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Gunson Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Gunnison.

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

Similar surnames: Gunion, Gilson, Ronson, Ganson, Gunnin, Judson, Henson, Munson

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Gunson Family Origin

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Gunson Family Occupations

What did your Gunson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunson. A less common occupation for the Gunson family was Laborer. The most common Gunson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gunson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Gunson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Gunson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunson 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Gunson. 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 853 military records available for the last name Gunson. For the veterans among your Gunson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gunson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gunson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gunson in 1943 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gunson 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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