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Isaacson Name Meaning

Patronymic from Isaac; this is both a Jewish and English form but has probably also assimilated cognate names from other languages as well.

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


Similar surnames: Isaacs, Isaac, Samson, Isakson, Faison, Matson, Papson, Ramson

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Where is the Isaacson family from?

You can see how Isaacson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Isaacson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Isaacson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Isaacson families living in Alberta. This was about 23% of all the recorded Isaacson's in Canada. Alberta and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Isaacson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Isaacson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Isaacson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Isaacson. 70% of Isaacson men worked as a 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
    70%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Mechanic
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Isaacson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isaacson 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Isaacson. 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 Isaacson. For the veterans among your Isaacson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Isaacson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Isaacson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Isaacson in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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