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Remson Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Remsen . Walloon and northern French: variant of Renson This surname is very rare in Belgium and France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ramson, Samson, Robson, Clemson, Tomson, Berson, Erekson, Emison

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Where is the Remson family from?

You can see how Remson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Remson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Remson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Remson families living in Lancashire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Remson's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Remson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Remson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Remson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Remson. 30% of Remson men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Remson women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Remson were Carpenter and Typist. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Typist
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Remson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remson 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Remson. 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 763 military records available for the last name Remson. For the veterans among your Remson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Remson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Remson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Remson in 1949 was 54, and 70 in 2003.

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