Axson Family History

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Axson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Cheshire): variant spelling of Axon.

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

Similar surnames: Axsom, Axon, Auton, Beson, Jayson, Madson, Hixson, Dixson, Upson

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Axson Family Origin

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Axson Family Occupations

What did your Axson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Assurance Agent, Fly Maker and Laborer (Iron Works) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axson. A less common occupation for the Axson family was Striker (E&M). The most common Axson occupation in the UK was Assurance Agent. 20% of Axson's were Assurance Agents.

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  • Assurance Agent

  • Fly Maker

  • Laborer (Iron Works)

  • Striker (E&M)


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

Axson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Axson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axson 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Axson. 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 409 military records available for the last name Axson. For the veterans among your Axson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Axson Life Expectancy

What is the average Axson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Axson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Axson in 1955 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axson 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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