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

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  • Clerk

    22%
  • Car Cleaner

    11%
  • Interpreter

    11%
  • Journalier

    11%

In 1881, the most common Jacobson occupation in Canada was Clerk. 22% of Jacobson's were Clerks. Clerk, Car Cleaner and Interpreter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jacobson. A less common occupation for the Jacobson family was Journalier.

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Jacobson Historical Records

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Jacobson Life Expectancy

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Famous Jacobson Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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