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Viken Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Vik 1, from the definite singular form.

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


Similar surnames: Eiken, Lien, Vigen, Vien, Linen, Aiken, Viel, Wiker, Finken, Wien

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Viken Family Origin

Where is the Viken family from?

Viken Family Occupations

What did your Viken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Viken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Viken's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Viken.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    33%

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

Viken Historical Records

What Viken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Viken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viken 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Viken. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Viken. For the veterans among your Viken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viken Life Expectancy

What is the average Viken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Viken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Viken in 1963 was 81, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Viken 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.

Famous Viken Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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