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Origins of the Adelson surname

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About the Adelsons

We have a total number of 376 records for people with the last name Adelson.

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Where do most Adelsons live?

In 1921, most Adelsons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Adelsons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 84 records for the Adelson surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Adelsons most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Adelsons.

What are the most common Adelson first names?

  • Samuel
  • Louis
  • Rose
  • Anna

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Common jobs for Adelsons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Adelsons in 1921


House Maid


Medical Gymnaste




Shorthand Typist


Common Male occupations for Adelsons in 1921


Sales Clerks


Stock Clerks


Boot Laster




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