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Johannessen Family History

Johannessen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: variant of Johannesen .

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

Similar surnames: Johannesen, Johannsen, Johansen, Johnsen, Tonnesen, Hanssen, Jessen

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Where is the Johannessen family from?

You can see how Johannessen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johannessen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Johannessen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Johannessen families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Johannessen's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Johannessen families in 1911.
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What did your Johannessen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Johannessen. 100% of Johannessen 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 3,000 census records available for the last name Johannessen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johannessen 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Johannessen. 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 697 military records available for the last name Johannessen. For the veterans among your Johannessen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johannessen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Johannessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Johannessen in 1962 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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