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Bjorklund Name Meaning

Swedish (Björklund) and Norwegian (Bjørklund): habitational name from any of the many farms named with the words björk ‘birch’ + lund ‘grove’. The Swedish name can also be of ornamental origin. Compare Burkland and Burklund .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Burklund, Bjork, Gronlund, Bjorn, Berglund, Nordlund, Bjorkman

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Where is the Bjorklund family from?

You can see how Bjorklund families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bjorklund family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Bjorklund families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Bjorklund families living in Minnesota. This was about 37% of all the recorded Bjorklund's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Bjorklund families in 1880.
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What did your Bjorklund ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bjorklund. 27% of Bjorklund men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bjorklund women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bjorklund were Salesman and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Bjorklund. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bjorklund. For the veterans among your Bjorklund ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bjorklund lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bjorklund life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bjorklund in 1954 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

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