Jonson Family History

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Jonson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from John. Respelling of Swedish Jonsson.

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


Similar surnames: Jonsson, Janson, Monson, Johnson, Jenson, Ronson, Jobson, Boyson

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Jonson Family Origin

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Jonson Family Occupations

What did your Jonson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jonson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Jonson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jonson. A less common occupation for the Jonson family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Jonson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jonson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jonson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Jonson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jonson in 1958 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jonson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jonson 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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