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Everson Family History

Everson Surname Meaning

English: metronymic from the Middle English female personal name Eve or its pet form Evot + son. Americanized form of a patronymic with German Evert .

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


Similar surnames: Iverson, Emerson, Enerson, Evers, Everton, Leverson, Evanson, Pierson

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Where is the Everson family from?

You can see how Everson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Everson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Everson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 98 Everson families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Everson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Everson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Everson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Everson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Everson. 62% of Everson men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Everson women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Everson were Clerk and Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    62%
  • Labourer
    16%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 61,000 census records available for the last name Everson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Everson 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Everson. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Everson. For the veterans among your Everson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Everson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Everson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Everson in 1942 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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