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Lawson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Law 1. Americanized form of Swedish Larsson.

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


Similar surnames: Larson, Dawson, Lamson, Ladson, Bason, Clawson, Pawson, Rawson

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Lawson Family Origin

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Lawson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lawson family was Labourer. The most common Lawson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Lawson's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawson.

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Lawson Historical Records

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Lawson Life Expectancy

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Famous Lawson Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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