Diersen Family History

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Diersen Name Meaning

Altered spelling of North German and Dutch Dierssen, a patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Diers, Deren, Nielsen, Niesen, Pierson, Driessen, Dieken, Derksen

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Diersen Family Origin

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Diersen Family Occupations

What did your Diersen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Diersen. The most common Diersen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Diersen's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Saloon Keeper

    50%

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

Diersen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Diersen Life Expectancy

What is the average Diersen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Diersen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Diersen in 1964 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diersen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diersen 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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