Ericksen Family History

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Ericksen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from Erick, from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr (see Erickson).

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


Similar surnames: Eriksen, Erickson, Erichsen, Eriksson, Erekson, Derksen, Ricken

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Ericksen Family Origin

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Ericksen Family Occupations

What did your Ericksen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ericksen. 13% of Ericksen men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Ericksen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ericksen were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%

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

Ericksen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Ericksen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ericksen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Ericksen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ericksen. For the veterans among your Ericksen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ericksen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ericksen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ericksen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ericksen in 1943 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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