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Johansen Family History

Johansen Name Meaning

Norwegian Danish and North German: patronymic from the personal name Johan (Scandinavian) Johann (German) vernacular forms of Johannes (see John ). Compare Johanson and Johnson .

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


Similar surnames: Johannsen, Johnsen, Jansen, Hansen, Johann, Jonassen, Jensen, Janssen

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Where is the Johansen family from?

You can see how Johansen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johansen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Johansen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Johansen families living in Manitoba. This was about 44% of all the recorded Johansen's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Johansen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Johansen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Johansen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Johansen. 78% of Johansen 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
    78%
  • Machinist
    23%
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What Johansen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Johansen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johansen 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 113,000 immigration records available for the last name Johansen. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Johansen. For the veterans among your Johansen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johansen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Johansen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Johansen in 1949 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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