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Wayson Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from the Norman personal name Wazo (see Wass).

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


Similar surnames: Watson, Wasson, Rayson, Mayson, Payson, Anson, Swanson, Boyson

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Wayson Family Origin

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Wayson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wayson family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wayson. The most common Wayson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wayson's were Farmers.

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Wayson Historical Records

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Wayson Life Expectancy

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