Edson Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade.

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


Similar surnames: Edison, Esson, Eidson, Eason, Elson, Belson, Merson, Letson, Dyson

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Edson Family Origin

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Edson Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Brass Finisher

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Coal Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edson. A less common occupation for the Edson family was Brass Finisher. The most common Edson occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Edson's were Labourers.

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Edson Historical Records

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Edson Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Edson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Edson in 1946 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edson

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