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Iversen Surname Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Iver 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: patronymic from an ancient Germanic personal name a cognate of 1 above. Compare Iverson

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Iversen family from?

You can see how Iversen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iversen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Iversen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Iversen families living in Quebec. This was about 32% of all the recorded Iversen's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Iversen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iversen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iversen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Iversen. 100% of Iversen 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
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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