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Wolfson Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Wolf. Americanized spelling of the Low German cognate Wolfsen.

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


Similar surnames: Rolfson, Wolfman, Oleson, Wolfe, Kolson, Coleson, Olson, Tolson

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Wolfson Family Origin

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Wolfson Family Occupations

What did your Wolfson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wolfson occupation in the USA was Merchant. 16% of Wolfson's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Wolfson family was Cigar Maker. Merchant, Clothier and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfson.

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  • Merchant

    16%
  • Clothier

    8%
  • Book Keeper

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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Wolfson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wolfson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wolfson Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolfson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Wolfson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Wolfson in 1954 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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United States

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