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Dunson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: probably a patronymic from Dunn 2 or 4. Compare Donson.

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


Similar surnames: Danson, Dunton, Denson, Donson, Munson, Dutson, Dunn, Dunstan, Gunson

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Dunson Family Origin

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Dunson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    29%
  • Farmers Son

    14%
  • Seaman

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dunson family was Seaman. The most common Dunson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Dunson's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunson.

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Dunson Historical Records

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Dunson Life Expectancy

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