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Christians Family History

Christians Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Christiansen, Christian, Christiana, Carstens, Christman

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Where is the Christians family from?

You can see how Christians families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Christians family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Christians families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Christians family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Christians's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Christians families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Christians surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Christians ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Christians. 39% of Christians men worked as a Farmer and 41% of Christians women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Christians were Proprietor and House Work.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Hand
    6%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    41%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • House Work
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Christians. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christians census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Christians. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Christians. For the veterans among your Christians ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Christians lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Christians life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Christians in 1962 was 71, and 67 in 2004.

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