Posson Family History

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Posson Name Meaning

German: possibly a variant of Bason, which is likewise unexplained. French (Walloon): from Walloon posson ‘beer jug’, ‘water jug’, from Old French poçon ‘jar’, ‘jug’, applied as a nickname, metonymic occupational name, or house name.

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

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

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Posson Family Origin

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Posson Family Occupations

What did your Posson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Posson occupation in the UK was Iron Moulder For A Machine Maker. 100% of Posson's were Iron Moulder For A Machine Makers.

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  • Iron Moulder For A Machine Maker


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Posson Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Posson Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Posson 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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