Gurgensen Family History

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Gurgensen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Jurgensen, Morgensen, Jorgensen, Juergensen, Jurgenson, Burgeson

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Gurgensen Family Origin

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Gurgensen Family Occupations

What did your Gurgensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Saloonist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gurgensen. The most common Gurgensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gurgensen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloonist


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

Gurgensen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 76 census records available for the last name Gurgensen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurgensen 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Gurgensen. 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 military records available for the last name Gurgensen. For the veterans among your Gurgensen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurgensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurgensen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurgensen 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurgensen

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