Purgason Family History

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Purgason Name Meaning

Americanized form of English Parkerson (see also Parkinson).

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

Similar surnames: Parson, Reason, Arnason, Person, Margeson, Creason, Burgeson

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Purgason Family Origin

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Purgason Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Purgason occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Purgason's were Farmers. Farmer and Cabinet Workman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Purgason.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Workman


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Purgason Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Purgason. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purgason 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Purgason. 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 534 military records available for the last name Purgason. For the veterans among your Purgason ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purgason Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Purgason life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Purgason in 1949 was 41, and 55 in 2004.

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