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Wilson Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will, a very common medieval short form of William.

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

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Wilson Family Origin

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Wilson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

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Wilson Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilson Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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