Okeson Family History

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Okeson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Åkesson, a patronymic from the personal name Åke, from Old Norse Áki, probably from Early Scandinavian anu- ‘ancestor’ + the diminutive suffix -k.

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


Similar surnames: Oveson, Kelson, Borgeson, Askelson, Okerson, Iveson, Olsson, Ohlson

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Okeson Family Origin

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Okeson Family Occupations

What did your Okeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Okeson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Okeson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Okeson family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Oysterman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Okeson.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Oysterman

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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

Okeson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Okeson Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Okeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Okeson in 1954 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okeson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okeson 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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