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Rasmussen Family History

Rasmussen Name Meaning
Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus (see Rasmus).

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

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522,541 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24,563 Military Records
62,117 Immigration Records
108,214 Census and Voter Lists
383,089 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rasmussen Families

  • Number of Rasmussen families
     193 - 383
     65 - 192
     1 - 64
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rasmussen families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rasmussen families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Rasmussen Family Origin

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Rasmussen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rasmussen

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Rasmussen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Rasmussen Civil War Service Records

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