Mayson Family History

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Mayson Name Meaning

patronymic from the personal name May (see May). variant spelling of Mason.

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

Similar surnames: Payson, Maxson, Rayson, Maison, Manson, Wayson, Masson, Mays, Mayon

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Mayson Family Origin

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Mayson Family Occupations

What did your Mayson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mayson family was Draper. The most common Mayson occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 5% of Mayson's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Agricultural Labourer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayson.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Draper


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

Mayson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mayson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mayson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mayson. For the veterans among your Mayson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayson Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mayson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Mayson in 1951 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayson 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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