Evensen Family History

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Evensen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Eyvindr, composed of the elements ey ‘luck’, ‘happiness’, ‘gift’ + vindr ‘winner’.

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

Similar surnames: Iversen, Svendsen, Eriksen, Jensen, Everson, Evanson, Mensen, Vangen

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Evensen Family Origin

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Evensen Family Occupations

What did your Evensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evensen. The most common Evensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 72% of Evensen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Evensen family was Helping Keep House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Helping Keep House


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

Evensen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Evensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evensen 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Evensen. 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 879 military records available for the last name Evensen. For the veterans among your Evensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Evensen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Evensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Evensen in 1959 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Evensen 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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