Andersson Family History

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Andersson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas.

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

Similar surnames: Anderson, Andersen, Anders, Enderson, Saunderson, Randerson

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Andersson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Andersson name?

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

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  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • England & Wales


  • Finland


  • Germanic Europe


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Andersson Family Origin

Where is the Andersson family from?

Andersson Family Occupations

What did your Andersson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Andersson occupation in the UK was Chaff Cutter. 100% of Andersson's were Chaff Cutters.

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  • Chaff Cutter


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

Andersson Historical Records

What Andersson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Andersson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andersson 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 209,000 immigration records available for the last name Andersson. 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 701 military records available for the last name Andersson. For the veterans among your Andersson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Andersson Life Expectancy

What is the average Andersson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Andersson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Andersson in 1962 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Andersson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Andersson 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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