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Eliassen Family History

Eliassen Surname Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Elias . Compare Eliasen Eliason and Elison .

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


Similar surnames: Eliasen, Classen, Claassen, Eliasson, Lassen, Claussen, Ericksen

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Where is the Eliassen family from?

You can see how Eliassen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eliassen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Eliassen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Eliassen families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Eliassen's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Eliassen families in 1911.
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What did your Eliassen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eliassen. 50% of Eliassen men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Eliassen women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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
    50%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Waiter
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eliassen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eliassen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Eliassen. 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 258 military records available for the last name Eliassen. For the veterans among your Eliassen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eliassen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eliassen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Eliassen in 1962 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

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