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Payson Name Meaning

German and Frisian: variant spelling of Paysen,a patronymic from the personal name Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Mayson, Pawson, Person, Rayson, Wayson, Paxson, Hasson, Parson

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Payson Family Origin

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Payson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Farmer'S Son

    9%
  • Farmer Son

    6%

In 1881, the most common Payson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Payson's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Payson. A less common occupation for the Payson family was Farmer Son.

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Payson Historical Records

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Payson Life Expectancy

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