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Ericksen Family History

Ericksen Name Meaning

Americanized form (and a very rare Norwegian and Danish variant) of Norwegian Danish and North German Eriksen or Erichsen . Compare Erickson .

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


Similar surnames: Eriksen, Erickson, Erichsen, Eriksson, Erekson, Derksen, Ricken

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Where is the Ericksen family from?

You can see how Ericksen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ericksen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Ericksen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Ericksen families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ericksen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ericksen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ericksen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ericksen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Ericksen. 78% of Ericksen 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
    78%
  • Laborer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Ericksen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ericksen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Ericksen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ericksen. For the veterans among your Ericksen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ericksen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ericksen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ericksen in 1943 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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