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Posson Surname Meaning

Altered form of German Basson or Bason or perhaps Passon . French: from a regional variant of poisson ‘fish’ (see Poisson ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pousson, Poisson, Poston, Hasson, Bosso, Musson, Gosson, Passon

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Where is the Posson family from?

You can see how Posson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Posson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Posson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Posson families living in London. This was about 36% of all the recorded Posson's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Posson families in 1891.
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What did your Posson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Posson. 100% of Posson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Posson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Posson 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 210 immigration records available for the last name Posson. 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 287 military records available for the last name Posson. For the veterans among your Posson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Posson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Posson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Posson in 1958 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

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