Williamson Family History

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Williamson Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William.

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


Similar surnames: Williamsen, Wilson, Williams, Willison, Rollinson, Willadsen

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Williamson Family Origin

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Williamson Family Occupations

What did your Williamson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Williamson. 24% of Williamson men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Williamson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Williamson were Carpenter and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Student
    6%

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

Williamson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 962,000 census records available for the last name Williamson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Williamson 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 119,000 immigration records available for the last name Williamson. 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 143,000 military records available for the last name Williamson. For the veterans among your Williamson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Williamson Life Expectancy

What is the average Williamson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Williamson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Williamson in 1940 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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