Axelson Family History

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Axelson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic form of Axel.

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

Similar surnames: Axelsen, Abelson, Neilson, Askelson, Kelson, Belson, Axel, Nelson

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Axelson Family Origin

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Axelson Family Occupations

What did your Axelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Fresco Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axelson. A less common occupation for the Axelson family was Farm Laborer. The most common Axelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Axelson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Fresco Painter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Axelson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Axelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Axelson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Axelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Axelson in 1952 was 6, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axelson 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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