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Evanson Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan (see Evan), with English patronymic -son. This form of the surname is found chiefly in the English counties bordering on Wales, particularly Shropshire and Cheshire.

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


Similar surnames: Evans, Anson, Ranson, Manson, Hanson, Janson, Ramson, Faison, Everson

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Evanson Family Origin

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Evanson Family Occupations

What did your Evanson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Evanson occupation in Canada was Baggage Master. 25% of Evanson's were Baggage Masters. A less common occupation for the Evanson family was Tel Operator. Baggage Master, Farmer and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evanson.

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  • Baggage Master

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Printer

    25%
  • Tel Operator

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Evanson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Evanson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Evanson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evanson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Evanson. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Evanson. For the veterans among your Evanson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evanson Life Expectancy

What is the average Evanson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Evanson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Evanson in 1951 was 22, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Evanson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Evanson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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