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Willson Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilson.

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


Similar surnames: Gillson, Tillson, Millson, Willmon, Jillson, Tillmon, Wixson

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Willson Family Origin

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Willson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Willson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Willson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willson family was Laborer. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willson.

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Willson Historical Records

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Willson Life Expectancy

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