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Davisson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from David.

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


Similar surnames: Davison, Davidson, Davies, Davis, Davidsen, Matison, Davidian

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Davisson Family Origin

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Davisson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Davisson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Davisson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Davisson. A less common occupation for the Davisson family was Keeping House.

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Davisson Life Expectancy

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