Christensen Family History

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Christensen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen.

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


Similar surnames: Christenson, Carstensen, Christiansen, Kristensen, Christerson

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Christensen Family Origin

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Christensen Family Occupations

What did your Christensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Going To School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Christensen. The most common Christensen occupation in Canada was Going To School. 67% of Christensen's were Going To Schools.

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  • Going To School

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

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

Christensen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Christensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Christensen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Christensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Christensen in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christensen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christensen 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 Christensen Family

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