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Andresen Name Meaning

Norwegian Danish and North German: variant of Andreassen .

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


Similar surnames: Andreasen, Andreassen, Andreason, Andersen, Anderson, Endresen

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Where is the Andresen family from?

You can see how Andresen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andresen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Andresen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Andresen families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Andresen's in USA. New York had the highest population of Andresen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andresen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Andresen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Andresen. 25% of Andresen men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Andresen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andresen were Salesman and Secretary. .

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Secretary
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Andresen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Andresen. For the veterans among your Andresen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Andresen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Andresen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Andresen in 1944 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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