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

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Oysterman

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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

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Okeson Life Expectancy

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