Jacobson Family History

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Jacobson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jacob. As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

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


Similar surnames: Jacobsen, Jacobsohn, Jacobs, Jackson, Jacob, Jacobsma, Jacobi, Robson

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Jacobson Family Origin

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Jacobson Family Occupations

What did your Jacobson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Jacobson. 51% of Jacobson men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Jacobson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jacobson were Merchant and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    51%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Fisherman
    4%
  • Merchant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Domestic
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jacobson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 252,000 census records available for the last name Jacobson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacobson 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 69,000 immigration records available for the last name Jacobson. 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 38,000 military records available for the last name Jacobson. For the veterans among your Jacobson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jacobson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jacobson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Jacobson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jacobson in 1940 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

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