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Johansson Family History

Johansson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Johan Scandinavian form of John . Compare Johanson and Johnson .

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

Similar surnames: Jonsson, Jansson, Johannsen, Johansen, Jonasson, Hansson, Johnson

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Where is the Johansson family from?

You can see how Johansson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johansson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Johansson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Johansson families living in Manitoba. This was about 59% of all the recorded Johansson's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Johansson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Johansson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Johansson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Johansson. 34% of Johansson men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Johansson women worked as a Clerk. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Dealer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Johansson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johansson 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 186,000 immigration records available for the last name Johansson. 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 Johansson. For the veterans among your Johansson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johansson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Johansson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Johansson in 1958 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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