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Iverson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Swedish equivalent of Iversen 1. Respelling of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Iversen.

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

Similar surnames: Iversen, Ingerson, Iveson, Ivers, Everson, Merson, Alverson, Enerson

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Where is the Iverson family from?

You can see how Iverson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iverson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Iverson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 45 Iverson families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Iverson's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Iverson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iverson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iverson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Iverson. 56% of Iverson men worked as a General Labourer and 82% of Iverson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iverson were Tailor Journeyman and Cotton Weaver. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Rag Merchant (woollen)
  • Tailor Journeyman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Cotton Weaver
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Census Records

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Iverson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iverson 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Iverson. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Iverson. For the veterans among your Iverson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iverson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Iverson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Iverson in 1940 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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