Bjorklund Family History

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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.

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


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

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Bjorklund Family Origin

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Bjorklund Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bjorklund. The most common Bjorklund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bjorklund's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bjorklund family was Janitor At School House.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Brick Mason

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Janitor At School House

    7%

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

Bjorklund Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bjorklund. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bjorklund 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 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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Draft Card

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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Bjorklund Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bjorklund

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bjorklund 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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