Bidstrup Family History

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Bidstrup Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from a place so named in Jutland. The first element is from bis(ko)p ‘bishop’; the second from Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilstrap, Borup, Westrup, Bearup, Westrum, Midthun, Bentrup, Dastrup

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Bidstrup Family Origin

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Bidstrup Family Occupations

What did your Bidstrup ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming and Farm Overseer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bidstrup. The most common Bidstrup occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Bidstrup's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Bidstrup family was Farmer.

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  • Farming

    50%
  • Farm Overseer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

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Bidstrup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bidstrup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bidstrup 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 Bidstrup. 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 Bidstrup. For the veterans among your Bidstrup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bidstrup Life Expectancy

What is the average Bidstrup lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bidstrup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bidstrup in 1963 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bidstrup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bidstrup 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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