Haugen Family History

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Haugen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic form of Hauge. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Haugen, from the definite singular form of Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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

Similar surnames: Hauger, Hauge, Hagen, Haugan, Haagen, Laugen, Tangen, Vangen, Hougen

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Haugen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haugen name?

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

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  • Norway


  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Haugen Family Origin

Where is the Haugen family from?

Haugen Family Occupations

What did your Haugen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Haugen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Haugen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haugen. A less common occupation for the Haugen family was Black Smith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Black Smith


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

Haugen Historical Records

What Haugen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Haugen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haugen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Haugen. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Haugen. For the veterans among your Haugen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haugen Life Expectancy

What is the average Haugen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haugen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Haugen in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haugen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haugen 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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