Lawson Family History

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Lawson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Law 1. Americanized form of Swedish Larsson.

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

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Lawson Family Origin

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Lawson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawson. The most common Lawson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Lawson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lawson family was Farm Laborer.

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Lawson Historical Records

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Lawson Life Expectancy

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Famous Lawson Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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