Duncanson Family History

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Duncanson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Duncan 1.

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


Similar surnames: Dunson, Dunkerson, Dickson, Finlayson, Gunnarson, Danson, Duncan

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Duncanson Family Origin

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Duncanson Family Occupations

What did your Duncanson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Duncanson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 58% of Duncanson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duncanson family was Auctioneer. Farmer, Mariner and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duncanson.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Mariner

    9%
  • Son

    6%
  • Auctioneer

    3%

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

Duncanson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duncanson Life Expectancy

What is the average Duncanson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Duncanson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Duncanson in 1956 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duncanson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duncanson 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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