Erickson Family History

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Erickson Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen, Eriksen, Ericsson, and Eriksson.

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


Similar surnames: Ericksen, Derickson, Erekson, Rickson, Eriksson, Ericson, Dedrickson

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Erickson Family Origin

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Erickson Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    45%
  • Labourer

    18%
  • Contractor

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

In 1881, Laborer, Labourer and Contractor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erickson. A less common occupation for the Erickson family was Farmer. The most common Erickson occupation in Canada was Laborer. 45% of Erickson's were Laborers.

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Erickson Historical Records

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Erickson Life Expectancy

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