Stevenson Family History

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Stevenson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Steven. As a North American surname, it has assimilated some European cognates such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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


Similar surnames: Steenson, Stevens, Steveson, Stephenson, Stevison, Stenson

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Stevenson Family Origin

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Stevenson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stevenson. A less common occupation for the Stevenson family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Stevenson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Stevenson's were Coal Miners.

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Stevenson Historical Records

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Stevenson Life Expectancy

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Famous Stevenson Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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