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Larsson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Lars an equivalent of Lawrence . Compare Larson 1 Larrison and Lawson Americanized form of Norwegian and rare North German or Danish patronymic Larssen a cognate of 1 above. Compare Larsen and Larson

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Larsen, Larson, Karlson, Lageson, Karlsson, Jansson, Persson, Hansson

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Where is the Larsson family from?

You can see how Larsson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larsson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Larsson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Larsson families living in Minnesota. This was about 21% of all the recorded Larsson's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Larsson families in 1880.
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What did your Larsson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Larsson. 13% of Larsson men worked as a Machinist and 19% of Larsson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larsson were Clerk and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Machinist
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Typist
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Larsson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larsson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 94,000 immigration records available for the last name Larsson. 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 Cards

There are 943 military records available for the last name Larsson. For the veterans among your Larsson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larsson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Larsson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Larsson in 1953 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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