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Adamson Name Meaning

Common patronymic form of Adam, especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams.

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


Similar surnames: Adams, Addison, Abramson, Adamian, Bramson, Danson, Pearson, Mason

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Adamson Family Origin

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Adamson Family Occupations

What did your Adamson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Adamson family was Labourer. Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adamson. The most common Adamson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Adamson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • School

    6%
  • Clerk

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adamson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Adamson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Adamson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adamson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Adamson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Adamson. For the veterans among your Adamson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adamson Life Expectancy

What is the average Adamson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Adamson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Adamson in 1940 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adamson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adamson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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