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Edmundson Family History

Edmundson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Edmondson .

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


Similar surnames: Edmondson, Edmunds, Dunson, Edmonds, Edwardson, Davidson, Edmund

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Where is the Edmundson family from?

You can see how Edmundson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edmundson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edmundson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 654 Edmundson families living in Lancashire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Edmundson's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Edmundson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edmundson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edmundson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Weaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Edmundson. 30% of Edmundson men worked as a Cotton Weaver and 72% of Edmundson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edmundson were Railway Clerk and Domestic Servant. .

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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

  • Cotton Weaver
    30%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Dairyman
    5%
  • Railway Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Cotton Weaver
    7%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Edmundson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Edmundson. For the veterans among your Edmundson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edmundson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Edmundson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Edmundson in 1955 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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