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Willison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will.

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


Similar surnames: Wilson, Willis, Williston, Allison, Milleson, Callison, Gillion

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Willison Family Origin

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Willison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willison. A less common occupation for the Willison family was Carpenter. The most common Willison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Willison's were Farmers.

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Willison Historical Records

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Willison Life Expectancy

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