Wonson Family History

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Wonson Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wonson, Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Kinson, Winton, Winston, Worton, Ponton, Donson, Wayson, Hobson

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Wonson Family Origin

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Wonson Family Occupations

What did your Wonson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wonson family was Paint Manufacturer. The most common Wonson occupation in the USA was Fish Merchant. 29% of Wonson's were Fish Merchants. Fish Merchant, Keeping House and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wonson.

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  • Fish Merchant

    29%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Fisherman

    12%
  • Paint Manufacturer

    6%

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

Wonson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wonson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wonson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wonson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wonson. For the veterans among your Wonson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wonson Life Expectancy

What is the average Wonson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Wonson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Wonson in 1958 was 44, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wonson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wonson 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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