Pawson Family History

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Pawson Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): patronymic from the personal name Paw, a variant of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Payson, Paxson, Rawson, Ranson, Anson, Polson, Papson, Dawson, Lawson

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Pawson Family Origin

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Pawson Family Occupations

What did your Pawson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pawson family was Joiner. Farmer, Annuitant and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pawson. The most common Pawson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Pawson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Coal Miner

  • Joiner


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

Pawson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Pawson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawson 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 Pawson. 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 Pawson. For the veterans among your Pawson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pawson Life Expectancy

What is the average Pawson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pawson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Pawson in 1957 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pawson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pawson 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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