Charleson Family History

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Charleson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Charles. French: from the personal name Charlesson, a pet form of Charles.

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

Similar surnames: Charleston, Charles, Charlet, Charley, Karlson, Charlot, Harmison

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Charleson Family Origin

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Charleson Family Occupations

What did your Charleson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Mason, Knitter and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charleson. The most common Charleson occupation in the UK was Mason. 10% of Charleson's were Masons. A less common occupation for the Charleson family was Pauper.

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  • Mason

  • Knitter

  • Fisherman

  • Pauper


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

Charleson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Charleson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Charleson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Charleson. 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 620 military records available for the last name Charleson. For the veterans among your Charleson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Charleson Life Expectancy

What is the average Charleson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Charleson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Charleson in 1945 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charleson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charleson 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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