Iversen Family History

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Iversen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ivar, from Old Norse Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. North German (Frisian): patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements iwa ‘yew (tree)’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘firm’. English: variant spelling of Iverson.

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

Similar surnames: Iverson, Ivers, Sivertsen, Evensen, Diersen, Jessen, Iveson, Bernsen

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Iversen Family Origin

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Iversen Family Occupations

What did your Iversen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Iversen. 47% of Iversen men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Iversen women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iversen were Farm Lab and Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Contractor
  • Farm Lab

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Nurse
  • Stenographer
  • Wife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Iversen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Iversen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iversen 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Iversen. 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 Iversen. For the veterans among your Iversen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Iversen Life Expectancy

What is the average Iversen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Iversen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Iversen in 1947 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Iversen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Iversen 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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