Bahnsen Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Bahnsen Name Meaning

patronymic from Bahn. habitational name from a place named Bahnsen, near Ülzen, Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Bohnen, Kallsen, Bensen, Baune, Banton, Gansen, Bernsen, Hansen

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Bahnsen Family Origin

Where is the Bahnsen family from?

Bahnsen Family Occupations

What did your Bahnsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Leasure were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bahnsen. A less common occupation for the Bahnsen family was Plasterer. The most common Bahnsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bahnsen's were Farmers.

View Census data for Bahnsen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    60%
  • Leasure

    20%
  • Plasterer

    20%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Bahnsen Historical Records

What Bahnsen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Bahnsen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bahnsen. 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.

View all Bahnsen immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Bahnsen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Bahnsen family history.

Bahnsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bahnsen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bahnsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bahnsen in 1945 was 29, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bahnsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bahnsen 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.

Famous Bahnsen Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name