Franzen Family History

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Franzen Name Meaning

Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Franz. Swedish (Franzén): from the personal name Franz + -én, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.

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


Similar surnames: Franze, Frantzen, Fransen, Frandsen, Branden, Franzman, France, Franz

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Franzen Family Origin

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Franzen Family Occupations

What did your Franzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Franzen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Franzen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franzen. A less common occupation for the Franzen family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farm

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Franzen Historical Records

What Franzen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Franzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franzen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Franzen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Franzen. 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 Franzen. For the veterans among your Franzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Franzen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Franzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Franzen in 1953 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franzen 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.

Famous Franzen Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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