Nanson Family History

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Nanson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Anson, Hanson, Ranson, Manson, Janson, Ganson, Sanson, Nason, Danson

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Nanson Family Origin

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Nanson Family Occupations

What did your Nanson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Sanitary Plumber and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nanson. 4% of Nanson men worked as a Sanitary Plumber and 58% of Nanson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nanson were (a R P Sand) Motor Drive and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Sanitary Plumber
    4%
  • Farmer
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • (a R P Sand) Motor Drive
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Household Duties
    3%
  • General Maid
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Nanson Historical Records

What Nanson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Nanson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nanson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Nanson

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nanson. 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 461 military records available for the last name Nanson. For the veterans among your Nanson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nanson Life Expectancy

What is the average Nanson lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Nanson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Nanson in 1964 was 73, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nanson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nanson 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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