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Paulson Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): patronymic from Paul. Respelling of any of a number of Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Paul, for example Paulsen.

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


Similar surnames: Poulson, Pawson, Karlson, Paulsen, Bulson, Poulsen, Paulin, Payson

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Paulson Family Origin

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Paulson Family Occupations

What did your Paulson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paulson family was Carpenter. The most common Paulson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Paulson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paulson.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Paulson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Paulson Life Expectancy

What is the average Paulson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Paulson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Paulson in 1943 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paulson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paulson 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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