Amerson Family History

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Amerson Name Meaning

English: variant of Emerson.

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

Similar surnames: Amberson, Emmerson, Emerson, Marson, Herson, Jimerson, Amason

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Amerson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Amerson name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Amerson Family Origin

Where is the Amerson family from?

Amerson Family Occupations

What did your Amerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer (Genl) and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amerson. The most common Amerson occupation in the UK was Labourer (Genl). 50% of Amerson's were Labourer (Genl)s.

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  • Labourer (Genl)

  • Painter


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

Amerson Historical Records

What Amerson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Amerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amerson 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Amerson. 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 Amerson. For the veterans among your Amerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Amerson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Amerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Amerson in 1946 was 29, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amerson 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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