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Gustavson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gustavson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gustavson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Gustavson Family Origin

Where is the Gustavson family from?

Gustavson Family Occupations

What did your Gustavson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gustavson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gustavson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gustavson family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gustavson.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Miner


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

Gustavson Historical Records

What Gustavson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Gustavson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gustavson 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Gustavson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gustavson. For the veterans among your Gustavson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gustavson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gustavson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gustavson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gustavson in 1943 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gustavson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gustavson 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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