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Eliasen Family History

Eliasen Surname Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Eliassen and in North America (also) an altered form of this. The surname Eliasen is very rare in Norway.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Eliassen, Clasen, Klasen, Erichsen, Olsen, Olesen, Eriksen, Linden

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Where is the Eliasen family from?

You can see how Eliasen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eliasen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Eliasen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Eliasen family living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Eliasen's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Eliasen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eliasen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eliasen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eliasen. 37% of Eliasen men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Eliasen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eliasen were Clerk and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eliasen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eliasen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Eliasen. 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 Cards

There are 335 military records available for the last name Eliasen. For the veterans among your Eliasen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eliasen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eliasen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eliasen in 1962 was 83, and 73 in 2004.

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