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Leonardson Family History

Leonardson Name Meaning

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Leonardsson: patronymic from the personal name Leonard . Americanized form of Norwegian Leonhardsen and Leonardsen cognates of

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


Similar surnames: Edwardsen, Leonardo, Leonardi, Edwardson, Leonard, Enerson, Pearson

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Where is the Leonardson family from?

You can see how Leonardson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leonardson family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Leonardson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Leonardson families living in Ohio. This was about 57% of all the recorded Leonardson's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Leonardson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leonardson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leonardson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leonardson. 24% of Leonardson men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Leonardson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leonardson were Manager and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Manager
    18%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leonardson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leonardson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Leonardson. 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 Cards

There are 200 military records available for the last name Leonardson. For the veterans among your Leonardson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leonardson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leonardson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Leonardson in 1962 was 81, and 83 in 2004.

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