Christesen Family History

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Christesen Name Meaning

Danish: variant of Christensen.

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


Similar surnames: Christeson, Christiansen, Christensen, Christianson, Thiesen

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Christesen Family Origin

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Christesen Family Occupations

What did your Christesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Christesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Christesen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christesen. A less common occupation for the Christesen family was Works In Oil Factory.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Works In Oil Factory

    20%

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

Christesen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Christesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Christesen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Christesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Christesen in 1963 was 79, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christesen 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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