Ibsen Family History

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Ibsen Name Meaning

Danish: patronymic from the personal name Ib, a Danish short form of Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: Ebsen, Ipsen, Sibson, Bien, Osen, Niesen, Nissen, Nilsen, Elsen

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Ibsen Family Origin

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Ibsen Family Occupations

What did your Ibsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ibsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Ibsen's were Farmers. Farmer and Peddler In Slippers And Dry Goods were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ibsen. A less common occupation for the Ibsen family was Time Keeper In Park (City).

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  • Farmer

  • Peddler In Slippers And Dry Goods

  • Time Keeper In Park (City)


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

Ibsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ibsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ibsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ibsen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ibsen. For the veterans among your Ibsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ibsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ibsen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ibsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ibsen in 1956 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ibsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ibsen 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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