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Aaronson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Aaron.

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

Similar surnames: Aronson, Aronov, Manson, Hanson, Antonson, Aanenson, Aarons, Abramson

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Where is the Aaronson family from?

You can see how Aaronson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aaronson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aaronson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Aaronson families living in British Columbia. This was about 42% of all the recorded Aaronson's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Aaronson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aaronson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aaronson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aaronson. 29% of Aaronson men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Aaronson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aaronson were Manager and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady
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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Aaronson. For the veterans among your Aaronson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aaronson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Aaronson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Aaronson in 1944 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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