Bjornsen Family History

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Bjornsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Bjørn (see Bjorn).

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


Similar surnames: Bjornson, Bernsen, Johnsen, Bjorn, Jorgensen, Jansen, Thoresen

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Bjornsen Family Origin

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Bjornsen Family Occupations

What did your Bjornsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bjornsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bjornsen's were Farmers. Farmer, Dressmaker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bjornsen. A less common occupation for the Bjornsen family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dressmaker

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Bjornsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bjornsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bjornsen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bjornsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bjornsen in 1963 was 75, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bjornsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bjornsen 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.

Famous Bjornsen Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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