Torson Family History

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Torson Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scandinavian Thorson.

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

Similar surnames: Corson, Boyson, Curson, Forson, Thoreson, Totton, Borton, Dowson

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Torson Family Origin

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Torson Family Occupations

What did your Torson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Torson family was Cooper. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torson. The most common Torson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Torson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


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

Torson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Torson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torson 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 384 immigration records available for the last name Torson. 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 393 military records available for the last name Torson. For the veterans among your Torson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torson Life Expectancy

What is the average Torson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Torson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Torson in 1963 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torson 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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