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Christopherson Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Christopher . Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from local equivalents of the personal name Christopher (see Christofferson and Christophersen ).

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

Similar surnames: Christophersen, Christofferson, Christoferson, Christoffersen

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Where is the Christopherson family from?

You can see how Christopherson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Christopherson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Christopherson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 464 Christopherson families living in Minnesota. This was about 42% of all the recorded Christopherson's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Christopherson families in 1880.
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What did your Christopherson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Christopherson. 28% of Christopherson men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Christopherson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Christopherson were Farming and Waitress. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Christopherson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Christopherson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Christopherson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Christopherson. For the veterans among your Christopherson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Christopherson lifespan?

Between 2001 and 2004, in the United States, Christopherson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Christopherson in 2001 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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