Abrahamson Family History

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Abrahamson Name 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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Abrahamson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Abrahamson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Abrahamson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    29%

  • Norway

    16%

  • Sweden

    12%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Germanic Europe

    11%

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Abrahamson Family Origin

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Abrahamson Family Occupations

What did your Abrahamson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Abrahamson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Abrahamson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Abrahamson. A less common occupation for the Abrahamson family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

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Abrahamson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Abrahamson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abrahamson 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 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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Draft Card

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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Abrahamson Life Expectancy

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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