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

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Stocking Knitter

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    2%
  • Farm Serv

    2%

In 1881, the most common Esson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Esson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Esson family was Farm Serv. Farmer, Stocking Knitter and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Esson.

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Esson Historical Records

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Esson Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Esson

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