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Erekson Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Eriksson or of any other Scandinavian patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Erickson, Eriksen, Eriksson, Enerson, Enderson, Berenson, Abelson

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Where is the Erekson family from?

You can see how Erekson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Erekson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Erekson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Erekson families living in Alberta. This was about 67% of all the recorded Erekson's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Erekson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Erekson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Erekson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Student Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Erekson. 23% of Erekson men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Erekson women worked as a Student Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Erekson were Clerk and Beautician. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Student Nurse
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Beautician
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Erekson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erekson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 678 immigration records available for the last name Erekson. 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 Cards

There are 179 military records available for the last name Erekson. For the veterans among your Erekson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Erekson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Erekson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Erekson in 1962 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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