Erichsen Family History

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Erichsen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Eirik or Erich (see Erickson).

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


Similar surnames: Ericksen, Eriksen, Henrichsen, Erickson, Eliassen, Erich, Driessen

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Erichsen Family Origin

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Erichsen Family Occupations

What did your Erichsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Erichsen. 46% of Erichsen men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Erichsen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Erichsen were Salesman and Chambermaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Waitress
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Chambermaid
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Erichsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Erichsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erichsen 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Erichsen. 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 950 military records available for the last name Erichsen. For the veterans among your Erichsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erichsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Erichsen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Erichsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Erichsen in 1949 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

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