Danson Family History

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Danson Name Meaning

English: patronymic form a short form of Andrew or Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Ranson, Janson, Hanson, Anson, Denson, Dawson, Manson, Dunson, Ganson

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Danson Family Origin

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Danson Family Occupations

What did your Danson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Danson family was Cook. Farmer, Advertising Agent and Clerck were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danson. The most common Danson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Danson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Advertising Agent

  • Clerck

  • Cook


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

Danson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Danson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Danson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Danson. For the veterans among your Danson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danson Life Expectancy

What is the average Danson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Danson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Danson in 1959 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danson 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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