Iverson Family History

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Iverson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Swedish equivalent of Iversen 1. Respelling of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Iversen.

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

Similar surnames: Iversen, Ingerson, Iveson, Ivers, Everson, Merson, Alverson, Enerson

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Iverson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Iverson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Iverson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


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Iverson Family Origin

Where is the Iverson family from?

Iverson Family Occupations

What did your Iverson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Iverson family was Bamboo Cane Work 8 Men 2 Boy. The most common Iverson occupation in the UK was Mariner. 9% of Iverson's were Mariners. Mariner, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Iverson.

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  • Mariner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Bamboo Cane Work 8 Men 2 Boy


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

Iverson Historical Records

What Iverson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Iverson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iverson 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Iverson. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Iverson. For the veterans among your Iverson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iverson Life Expectancy

What is the average Iverson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Iverson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Iverson in 1940 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iverson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iverson 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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