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Christofferson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Christoffer (Christopher); see for example Christoffersen.

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


Similar surnames: Christoffersen, Christoferson, Christopherson, Christenson

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Christofferson Family Origin

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Christofferson Family Occupations

What did your Christofferson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christofferson. The most common Christofferson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Christofferson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Christofferson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Miner

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Christofferson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Christofferson Life Expectancy

What is the average Christofferson lifespan?

Average Christofferson life expectancy in 2001 was 52 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christofferson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christofferson 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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