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Amison Surname Meaning

English: patronymic from Amis or Ames meaning ‘son of Amice or Ami’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lamison, Jemison, Jamison, Amason, Alison, Edison, Lampson, Lambson

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Where is the Amison family from?

You can see how Amison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Amison families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 148 Amison families living in Staffordshire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Amison's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Amison families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Amison. 47% of Amison men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Amison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amison were Potters Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duti. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Potters Oven Odd Man
  • Fell Hat Finisher
  • Potters Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Amison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 304 immigration records available for the last name Amison. 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 Cards

There are 487 military records available for the last name Amison. For the veterans among your Amison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amison lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Amison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Amison in 1958 was 21, and 67 in 2004.

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