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Adilson Family History

Adilson Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Adelson, Dillon, Adamson, Abelson, Chilson, Wilson, Madison, Addison

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Where is the Adilson family from?

You can see how Adilson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adilson family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Adilson families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 7 Adilson families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Adilson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Adilson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adilson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adilson ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adilson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Adilson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adilson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Adilson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Adilson. For the veterans among your Adilson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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