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Ackerson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ackerson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ackerson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Ackerson Family Origin

Where is the Ackerson family from?

Ackerson Family Occupations

What did your Ackerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ackerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ackerson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ackerson. A less common occupation for the Ackerson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Ackerson Historical Records

What Ackerson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Ackerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ackerson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ackerson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ackerson. For the veterans among your Ackerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ackerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ackerson lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ackerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ackerson in 1947 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ackerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ackerson 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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