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Aslakson Family History

Aslakson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Aslaksen and Swedish Aslaksson, patronymics from the personal name Aslak, Old Norse Áslákr, from elements meaning ‘god’ + ‘giant’ or ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Asleson, Aspenson, Isakson, Swanson, Glawson, Askelson, Clawson

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Where is the Aslakson family from?

You can see how Aslakson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aslakson family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Aslakson families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 44 Aslakson families living in Minnesota. This was about 40% of all the recorded Aslakson's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Aslakson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aslakson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aslakson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aslakson. 50% of Aslakson men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Aslakson women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aslakson were Farm Hand and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Hand
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    28%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Reg Nurse
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Aslakson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aslakson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 296 immigration records available for the last name Aslakson. 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 Cards

There are 188 military records available for the last name Aslakson. For the veterans among your Aslakson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aslakson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Aslakson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Aslakson in 1961 was 29, and 81 in 2003.

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