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Josephson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Joseph. Americanized spelling of Swedish Josefsson or Danish Josephsen.

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


Similar surnames: Josephsen, Jepson, Josephs, Hokenson, Sorenson, Jeppson, Jenson

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Josephson Family Origin

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Josephson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Barber

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Josephson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Josephson's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Josephson. A less common occupation for the Josephson family was Barber.

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Josephson Historical Records

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Josephson Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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