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Fjeseth Family History

Fjeseth Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Finseth, Forseth, Greseth, Froseth, Joseph, Helseth, Fleet, Seth

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Where is the Fjeseth family from?

You can see how Fjeseth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fjeseth family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Fjeseth families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Fjeseth families living in Dakota Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Fjeseth's in USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Fjeseth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fjeseth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fjeseth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fjeseth. 100% of Fjeseth men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 170 census records available for the last name Fjeseth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fjeseth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 66 immigration records available for the last name Fjeseth. 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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Draft Cards

There are 25 military records available for the last name Fjeseth. For the veterans among your Fjeseth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fjeseth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fjeseth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fjeseth in 1959 was 36, and 89 in 2004.

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