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Abrahamson Family History

Abrahamson Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Abraham. Americanized spelling of Swedish Abrahamsson, or Norwegian and Danish Abrahamsen, likewise patronymics from Abraham.

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


Similar surnames: Abrahamsen, Abrahams, Abramson, Bramson, Abrahamian, Abrams, Abramov

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Where is the Abrahamson family from?

You can see how Abrahamson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abrahamson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Abrahamson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 44 Abrahamson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 31% of all the recorded Abrahamson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Abrahamson families in 1911.
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What did your Abrahamson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Forester were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Abrahamson. 75% of Abrahamson men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Abrahamson women worked as a Forester. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abrahamson were Farmers Son and Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farmers Son
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Forester
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Abrahamson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Abrahamson. For the veterans among your Abrahamson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abrahamson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Abrahamson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Abrahamson in 1946 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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