Christophersen Family History

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Christophersen Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: variant spelling of Christoffersen.

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


Similar surnames: Christopherson, Christoffersen, Christiansen, Christensen, Brotherson

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Christophersen Family Origin

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Christophersen Family Occupations

What did your Christophersen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, The most common Christophersen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Christophersen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christophersen. A less common occupation for the Christophersen family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Christophersen Historical Records

What Christophersen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Christophersen Life Expectancy

What is the average Christophersen lifespan?

Average Christophersen life expectancy in 2003 was 56 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christophersen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christophersen 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.

Famous Christophersen Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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