Jacobsen Family History

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Jacobsen Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: Jacobson, Jansen, Janssen, Karlsen, Jacobsohn, Jacobi, Jacob, Jacober

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Jacobsen Family Origin

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Jacobsen Family Occupations

What did your Jacobsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Jacobsen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Jacobsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Jacobsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacobsen 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 73,000 immigration records available for the last name Jacobsen. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Jacobsen. For the veterans among your Jacobsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jacobsen Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jacobsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jacobsen in 1943 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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