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Christen Name Meaning

German and Scandinavian: from the personal name Christen, one of numerous vernacular forms of Latin Christianus (see Christian).

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


Similar surnames: Christel, Christian, Carsten, Christ, Christon, Christie, Christoff

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Christen Family Origin

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Christen Family Occupations

What did your Christen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christen. The most common Christen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Christen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Christen family was Carpenter.

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Christen Historical Records

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Christen Life Expectancy

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Famous Christen Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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