Golson Family History

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Golson Name Meaning

English: variant of Goldstone 2 and 3.

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

Similar surnames: Gholson, Golston, Goldson, Polson, Bolson, Gosson, Folson, Goldston

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Golson Family Origin

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Golson Family Occupations

What did your Golson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Golson occupation in the UK was Ag Laborer. 13% of Golson's were Ag Laborers. A less common occupation for the Golson family was Laborer In Timber Works. Ag Laborer, Engine Turner and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Golson.

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  • Ag Laborer

  • Engine Turner

  • Iron Moulder

  • Laborer In Timber Works


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

Golson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Golson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Golson. 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 Golson. For the veterans among your Golson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Golson Life Expectancy

What is the average Golson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Golson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Golson in 1950 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Golson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Golson 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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