Lifson Family History

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Lifson Name Meaning

Respelling of Norwegian Leifsen, a patronymic from the personal name Leif (Old Norse Leifr meaning ‘heir’, ‘descendant’).

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

Similar surnames: Lipson, Lifton, Elofson, Sibson, Kitson, Eliason, Minson, Ison

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Lifson Family Origin

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Lifson Family Occupations

What did your Lifson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Grocer Motor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lifson. 17% of Lifson men worked as a Grocer Motor and 60% of Lifson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lifson were S African Shipper and Shopkeeper (tobacconist)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Grocer Motor
  • Property Owner collector
  • Retired W Rehdue Emai
  • S African Shipper

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • General Secretar Work
  • Shopkeeper (tobacconist)

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

Lifson Historical Records

What Lifson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 789 census records available for the last name Lifson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lifson 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Lifson. 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 89 military records available for the last name Lifson. For the veterans among your Lifson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lifson Life Expectancy

What is the average Lifson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lifson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Lifson in 1963 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lifson 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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