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Simensen Family History

Simensen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Simen, Norwegian form of Simon.

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

Similar surnames: Simonsen, Mensen, Jensen, Simonson, Simerson, Nielsen, Sorensen

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Where is the Simensen family from?

You can see how Simensen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simensen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Simensen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Simensen families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Simensen's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Simensen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simensen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Simensen. 50% of Simensen women worked as a Packer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Simensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simensen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Simensen. 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 168 military records available for the last name Simensen. For the veterans among your Simensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simensen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Simensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Simensen in 1955 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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