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Kelson Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Keyle, of uncertain origin. Probably in some cases of Scandinavian origin, an Americanized form of a patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ketill meaning ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’ (see for example Ketelsen).

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

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Kelson Family Origin

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Kelson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelson. The most common Kelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kelson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelson family was Keeping House.

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Kelson Historical Records

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Kelson Life Expectancy

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