Wrightson Family History

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Wrightson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wright.

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


Similar surnames: Wrights, Wrightsman, Wright, Ritson, Grigson, Getson, Wickson

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Wrightson Family Origin

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Wrightson Family Occupations

What did your Wrightson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wrightson family was Farming. The most common Wrightson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wrightson's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wrightson.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Machinist

    6%
  • Ship Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Wrightson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wrightson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wrightson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wrightson

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wrightson. 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 Wrightson. For the veterans among your Wrightson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wrightson Life Expectancy

What is the average Wrightson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wrightson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wrightson in 1946 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrightson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wrightson 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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