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Christoferson Name Meaning

Variant of Christofferson a surname of Swedish Danish and Norwegian origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Christofferson, Christopherson, Christerson, Christoffersen

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Where is the Christoferson family from?

You can see how Christoferson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Christoferson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Christoferson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 40 Christoferson families living in Wisconsin. This was about 35% of all the recorded Christoferson's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Christoferson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Christoferson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Christoferson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Christoferson. 41% of Christoferson men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Christoferson women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Christoferson were Farming and Maid. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
  • Nurse
  • Cook
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Christoferson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christoferson 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 486 immigration records available for the last name Christoferson. 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 240 military records available for the last name Christoferson. For the veterans among your Christoferson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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