Jackson Family History

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Jackson Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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


Similar surnames: Jacobson, Jason, Jameson, Dickson, Hickson, Jamison, Nickson, Jacks

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Jackson Family Origin

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Jackson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Source: Census data for Jackson | Data not to scale

Jackson Historical Records

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Jackson Life Expectancy

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Famous Jackson Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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