Laxson Family History

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Laxson Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from Lax.

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


Similar surnames: Larson, Lamson, Payson, Paxson, Bason, Maxson, Ladson, Larsen, Lawson

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Laxson Family Origin

Where is the Laxson family from?

Laxson Family Occupations

What did your Laxson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laxson family was Postmaster. Farmer, D. & G. Merchant and General Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laxson. The most common Laxson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Laxson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • D. & G. Merchant

    11%
  • General Merchant

    11%
  • Postmaster

    11%

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

Laxson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laxson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laxson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Laxson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Laxson. 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 Laxson. For the veterans among your Laxson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laxson Life Expectancy

What is the average Laxson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Laxson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Laxson in 1958 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laxson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laxson 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.

Famous Laxson Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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