Wason Family History

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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

What did your Wason ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wason. 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.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Joiner


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

Wason Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Wason. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wason 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wason. 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 Wason. For the veterans among your Wason ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wason Life Expectancy

What is the average Wason lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wason

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wason 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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