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Torbjornsen Family History

Torbjornsen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bjornsen, Torgersen, Bjornson, Tronson, Osborne, Korhonen, Tolonen

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Where is the Torbjornsen family from?

You can see how Torbjornsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Torbjornsen family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Torbjornsen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Torbjornsen families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Torbjornsen's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Torbjornsen families in 1880.
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What did your Torbjornsen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Torbjornsen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 130 census records available for the last name Torbjornsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torbjornsen 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Torbjornsen. 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 6 military records available for the last name Torbjornsen. For the veterans among your Torbjornsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Torbjornsen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 1988, in the United States, Torbjornsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Torbjornsen in 1952 was 49, and 88 in 1988.

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