Eriksen Family History

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Eriksen Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Ericksen, Eriksson, Erickson, Erichsen, Erekson, Henriksen, Derksen

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Eriksen Family Origin

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Eriksen Family Occupations

What did your Eriksen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eriksen. 21% of Eriksen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Eriksen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eriksen were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%

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

Eriksen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Eriksen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eriksen 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 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Eriksen. 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 Eriksen. For the veterans among your Eriksen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eriksen Life Expectancy

What is the average Eriksen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Eriksen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eriksen in 1944 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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