Esson Family History

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Esson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic or metronymic from the personal name Eade. Americanized spelling of German Essen.

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

Similar surnames: Elson, Eason, Eison, Essen, Person, Edson, Ipson, Jason, Nessen

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Esson Family Origin

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Esson Family Occupations

What did your Esson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Esson. 82% of Esson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Shoe Mechanist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Esson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Esson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Esson. 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 Esson. For the veterans among your Esson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Esson Life Expectancy

What is the average Esson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Esson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Esson in 1957 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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