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Erichsen Surname Meaning

North German Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Erich from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Eric ).

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

Similar surnames: Ericksen, Eriksen, Henrichsen, Erickson, Eliassen, Erich, Driessen

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Where is the Erichsen family from?

You can see how Erichsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Erichsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Erichsen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Erichsen families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Erichsen's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Erichsen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Erichsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Erichsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Erichsen. 100% of Erichsen men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Erichsen. 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 950 military records available for the last name Erichsen. For the veterans among your Erichsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Erichsen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Erichsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Erichsen in 1949 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

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