Paxson Family History

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Paxson Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): patronymic from a medieval personal name, Pack (see Pack).

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


Similar surnames: Pawson, Payson, Paxton, Maxson, Parson, Pearson, Mapson, Rayson

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Paxson Family Origin

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Paxson Family Occupations

What did your Paxson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Paxson.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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

Paxson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Paxson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paxson 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 919 immigration records available for the last name Paxson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Paxson. For the veterans among your Paxson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paxson Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Paxson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Paxson in 1942 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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