Arnesen Family History

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Arnesen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the common Scandinavian personal name Arne, a short form of any of various Norse names of which arn ‘eagle’ is the first element. See Arne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Arneson, Arntzen, Bernsen, Andersen, Arntson, Berntsen, Karlsen

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Arnesen Family Origin

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Arnesen Family Occupations

What did your Arnesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arnesen family was Moulder. Farmer, Painter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arnesen. The most common Arnesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Arnesen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Painter

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Moulder

    11%

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

Arnesen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arnesen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arnesen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Arnesen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Arnesen. For the veterans among your Arnesen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arnesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Arnesen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Arnesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Arnesen in 1960 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arnesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arnesen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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