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Mebson Family History

Mebson 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: Melson, Merson, Meason, Benson, Elson, Sibson, Musson, Nelson, Person

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Where is the Mebson family from?

You can see how Mebson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mebson family name was found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there was 1 Mebson family living in Argyll. This was 100% of all the recorded Mebson's in Scotland. Argyll had the highest population of Mebson families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mebson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 36 census records available for the last name Mebson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mebson 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Mebson. 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 3 military records available for the last name Mebson. For the veterans among your Mebson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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