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Ericsson Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Eriksson . Compare Erickson and Ericson .

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

Similar surnames: Erickson, Eriksson, Rierson, Brison, Emison, Cisson, Eliasson

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Where is the Ericsson family from?

You can see how Ericsson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ericsson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ericsson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Ericsson family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Ericsson's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Ericsson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ericsson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ericsson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ericsson. 12% of Ericsson men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Ericsson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ericsson were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ericsson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ericsson 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Ericsson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ericsson. For the veterans among your Ericsson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ericsson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ericsson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ericsson in 1946 was 79, and 76 in 2004.

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