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Christensen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen.

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


Similar surnames: Christenson, Carstensen, Christiansen, Kristensen, Christerson

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Christensen Family Origin

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Christensen Family Occupations

What did your Christensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christensen. The most common Christensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Christensen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Christensen family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Christensen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Christensen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Christensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Christensen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Christensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Christensen in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christensen 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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