Gustafson Family History

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Gustafson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Gustafsson, Gustavsson, or Danish and Norwegian Gustavsen, Gustafsen, patronymics from the Old Swedish personal name Götstaf, of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Gunnarson, Musson, Gustafsson, Estenson, Augustson, Oscarson, Sarson

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Gustafson Family Origin

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Gustafson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gustafson family was Tailor. The most common Gustafson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Gustafson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gustafson.

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Gustafson Historical Records

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Gustafson Life Expectancy

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