Adelson Family History

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Adelson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name Adl (from a Germanic root meaning ‘noble’) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

Similar surnames: Belson, Kelson, Edelson, Abelson, Adelman, Elson, Melson, Delon

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Adelson Family Origin

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Adelson Family Occupations

What did your Adelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clothing Manufacturer and Household Duties (unpaid) were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Adelson. 20% of Adelson men worked as a Clothing Manufacturer and 20% of Adelson women worked as a Household Duties (unpaid). Some less common occupations for Americans named Adelson were Tailor Master and Tailors Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clothing Manufacturer
  • House Decorator
  • Tailor (military)
  • Tailor Master

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Housewife
  • Steelworks Welder Heavy Work
  • Tailors Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Adelson Historical Records

What Adelson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Adelson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adelson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Adelson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Adelson. For the veterans among your Adelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Adelson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Adelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Adelson in 1960 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adelson 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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