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Classon Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Claes, Swedish form of Claus.

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

Similar surnames: Closson, Clayson, Classen, Clawson, Clemson, Hasson, Mcglasson

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Where is the Classon family from?

You can see how Classon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Classon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Classon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Classon families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 39% of all the recorded Classon's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Classon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Classon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Classon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Classon. 23% of Classon men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Classon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Classon were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Classon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Classon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Classon. 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 775 military records available for the last name Classon. For the veterans among your Classon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Classon lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Classon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Classon in 1954 was 40, and 77 in 2003.

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