Closson Family History

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Closson Name Meaning

Northern French: from a reduced pet form of the Dutch personal name Claes (see Nicholas).

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

Similar surnames: Classon, Clayson, Clawson, Glasson, Bosson, Nilsson, Olsson, Classen

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Closson Family Origin

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Closson Family Occupations

What did your Closson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Closson family was Retired Grocer. The most common Closson occupation in the UK was Law Accountant. 33% of Closson's were Law Accountants. Law Accountant and Retired Baker & Confectioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Closson.

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  • Law Accountant

  • Retired Baker & Confectioner

  • Retired Grocer


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

Closson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Closson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Closson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Closson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Closson. For the veterans among your Closson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Closson Life Expectancy

What is the average Closson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Closson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Closson in 1954 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Closson 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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