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Philson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Phil, a short form of the personal name Philip.

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


Similar surnames: Wilson, Philipson, Philbin, Ohlson, Philpot, Paulson, Hilson, Chilson

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Philson Family Origin

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Philson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philson. The most common Philson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Philson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Philson family was Bookkeeper.

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Philson Historical Records

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Philson Life Expectancy

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Famous Philson Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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