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Magnussen Family History

Magnussen Name Meaning
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from Magnus.

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

37,268 Historical Documents with Magnussen on Ancestry.com
14,852 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
958 Military Records
6,250 Immigration Records
3,908 Census and Voter Lists
11,300 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Magnussen Families

  • Number of Magnussen families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Magnussen families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Magnussen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Magnussen census records

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Magnussen Family Origin

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Magnussen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Magnussen

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Magnussen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Magnussen census records

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Magnussen Civil War Service Records

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