Routson Family History

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Routson Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Rutzen. Compare Routzahn.

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


Similar surnames: Houts, Roston, Coulson, Robeson, Fortson, Rolison, Poulson, Ronson

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Routson Family Origin

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Routson Family Occupations

What did your Routson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Routson family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Routson. The most common Routson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Routson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Routson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Routson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Routson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Routson. 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 Routson. For the veterans among your Routson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Routson Life Expectancy

What is the average Routson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Routson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Routson in 1952 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Routson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Routson 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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