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Where is the Rawson family from?
You can see how Rawson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rawson families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,205 Rawson families living in Yorkshire. This was about 37% of all the recorded Rawson's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Rawson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rawson. 7% of Rawson men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Rawson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rawson were Incapacitated and Housewife.