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Paulsen Family History

Paulsen Name Meaning
North German, Frisian, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Paul.

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

354,259 Historical Documents with Paulsen on Ancestry.com
169,165 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,992 Military Records
42,133 Immigration Records
40,604 Census and Voter Lists
93,365 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Paulsen Families

  • Number of Paulsen families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Paulsen families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Paulsen families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Paulsen census records

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Paulsen Family Origin

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Paulsen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Paulsen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Paulsen

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Paulsen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Paulsen census records

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Paulsen Civil War Service Records

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