Wason Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Watson. Indian (Tamil Nadu): Anglicized form of a Hindu name that is regularly spelt as Vasan, which is an abbreviation of Srinivasan and sometimes of Vasudevan (see vasudeva under Vaswani).

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


Similar surnames: Mason, Wasson, Bason, Watson, Jason, Hason, Wayson, Cason, Baron

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Wason Family Origin

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Wason Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Wason occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Wason's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Wason family was Joiner. Coal Miner, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wason.

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Wason Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Wason life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Wason in 1940 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wason

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