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Finlayson Family Origin

Where is the Finlayson family from?

Finlayson Family Occupations

What did your Finlayson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Finlayson family was Labourer. The most common Finlayson occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Finlayson's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Crofter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finlayson.

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  • Fisherman

  • Crofter

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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

Finlayson Historical Records

What Finlayson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Finlayson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finlayson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Finlayson

Passenger List

There are 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Finlayson. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Finlayson. For the veterans among your Finlayson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finlayson Life Expectancy

What is the average Finlayson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Finlayson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Finlayson in 1955 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finlayson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finlayson 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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