Tamson Family History

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Tamson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Samson, Ramson, Tomson, Hamson, Lamson, Timson, Parson, Tallon, Tasso

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Tamson Family Origin

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Tamson Family Occupations

What did your Tamson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Assistant Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tamson. 10% of Tamson men worked as a Carpenter and 15% of Tamson women worked as an Assistant Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tamson were Civil Engineer and Laundry

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Civil Engineer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant Manager
    15%
  • Fly Maker
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Laundry
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tamson Historical Records

What Tamson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 612 census records available for the last name Tamson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tamson 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Tamson. 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 67 military records available for the last name Tamson. For the veterans among your Tamson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tamson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tamson lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2001, in the United States, Tamson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tamson in 1968 was 67, and 74 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tamson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tamson 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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