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Origins of the Erickson surname

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About the Ericksons

We have a total number of 12982 records for people with the last name Erickson.

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Where do most Ericksons live?

In 1921, most Ericksons lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Ericksons

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We have 960 records for the Erickson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Ericksons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Erickson first names?

  • John
  • Carl
  • Anna
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Ericksons

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

Common Female occupations for Ericksons in 1921


Telephone Operators




Stenographers And Typists




Common Male occupations for Ericksons in 1921
Farm Hands


General Farmers


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers




Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories


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