Wolfson Family History

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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

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Wolfson Family Origin

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Wolfson Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    16%
  • Clothier

    8%
  • Book Keeper

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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.

Source: Census data for Wolfson | Data not to scale

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Wolfson Life Expectancy

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