Larson Family History

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Larson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Larsson, Danish and Norwegian Larsen. English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Lawson, Larison, Lairson, Parson, Larsen, Larrison, Barson, Larsson

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Larson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Larson name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    36%

  • Norway

    16%

  • Sweden

    13%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

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Larson Family Origin

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Larson Family Occupations

What did your Larson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Larson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Larson's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larson. A less common occupation for the Larson family was Factory Porter Jute.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Factory Porter Jute

    5%

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

Larson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 570,000 census records available for the last name Larson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larson 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 145,000 immigration records available for the last name Larson. 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 93,000 military records available for the last name Larson. For the veterans among your Larson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Larson Life Expectancy

What is the average Larson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Larson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Larson in 1940 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Larson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Larson 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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