Safstrom Family History

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Safstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Säfström): ornamental name from Swedish säf, ornamental (old) spelling of säv ‘rush’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Salstrom, Elfstrom, Ranstrom, Hagstrom, Sandstrom, Sjostrom

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Safstrom Family Origin

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Safstrom Family Occupations

What did your Safstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Safstrom. 12% of Safstrom men worked as a Machinist and 9% of Safstrom women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Safstrom were Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Nurse
    9%
  • Seamstress
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Safstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Safstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safstrom 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 839 immigration records available for the last name Safstrom. 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 175 military records available for the last name Safstrom. For the veterans among your Safstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Safstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Safstrom lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Safstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Safstrom in 1962 was 74, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Safstrom ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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