Axelsen Family History

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Axelsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic form of Axel.

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


Similar surnames: Axelson, Nielsen, Nelsen, Jensen, Andersen, Axel, Iversen, Olsen

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Axelsen Family Origin

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Axelsen Family Occupations

What did your Axelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Axelsen family was Tailor. Keeping House, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axelsen. The most common Axelsen occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Axelsen's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Axelsen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Axelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Axelsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axelsen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Axelsen. 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 Card

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

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Axelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Axelsen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Axelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Axelsen in 1954 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axelsen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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