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Danielson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Daniel. Respelling of Swedish Danielsson or Norwegian and Danish Danielsen.

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

Similar surnames: Danielsen, Davidson, Daniels, Samuelson, Abelson, Gabrielson

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Where is the Danielson family from?

You can see how Danielson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danielson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Danielson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 41 Danielson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 26% of all the recorded Danielson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Danielson families in 1911.
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What did your Danielson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Danielson. 69% of Danielson men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Danielson women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danielson were Clerk 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Cook
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Housewife
  • Servant
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Danielson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danielson 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Danielson. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Danielson. For the veterans among your Danielson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danielson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Danielson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Danielson in 1941 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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