Letson Family History

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Letson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: metronymic from Lett.

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


Similar surnames: Betson, Leason, Leeson, Getson, Latson, Watson, Edson, Lawson, Eason

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Letson Family Origin

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Letson Family Occupations

What did your Letson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Letson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Letson. The most common Letson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Letson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Letson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Letson Life Expectancy

What is the average Letson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Letson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Letson in 1955 was 83, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Letson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Letson 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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