Upson Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): probably a variant of Upston, a habitational name for someone from Ubbeston Green in Suffolk, so named from the Old Scandinavian personal name Ubbi + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Upton, Elson, Ipson, Cason, Musson, Jason, Mason, Ison, Dutson, Lison

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Upson Family Origin

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Upson Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Mariner

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Upson. A less common occupation for the Upson family was Mariner. The most common Upson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Upson's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Upson Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Upson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Upson in 1944 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Upson

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