Edson Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade.

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


Similar surnames: Edison, Esson, Eidson, Eason, Elson, Belson, Merson, Letson, Dyson

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Edson Family Origin

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Edson Family Occupations

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  • Druggist

    20%
  • Artist

    10%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edson family was Farmer. Druggist, Artist and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edson. The most common Edson occupation in Canada was Druggist. 20% of Edson's were Druggists.

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Edson Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Edson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Edson in 1946 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edson

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