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Samuelson Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Samuel. This form has also absorbed cognates in other languages, such as Danish and Norwegian Samuelsen, Swedish Samuelsson, and Jewish Samuelsohn.

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


Similar surnames: Samuelsen, Samelson, Amberson, Samuels, Danielson, Abelson, Samuel

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Where is the Samuelson family from?

You can see how Samuelson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Samuelson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Samuelson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 22 Samuelson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 42% of all the recorded Samuelson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Samuelson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Samuelson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Samuelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Samuelson. 56% of Samuelson 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
    56%
  • Labourer
    16%
  • Journalier
    12%
  • Accountant
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Samuelson. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Samuelson. For the veterans among your Samuelson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Samuelson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Samuelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Samuelson in 1942 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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