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Henrikson Name Meaning

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Henriksson: patronymic from the personal name Henrik (see Henry ). This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognate Henriksen . Compare Hendrickson and Henrickson .

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

Similar surnames: Henrickson, Henningson, Dedrickson, Henricksen, Erickson, Errickson

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Where is the Henrikson family from?

You can see how Henrikson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henrikson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Henrikson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 46 Henrikson families living in Minnesota. This was about 72% of all the recorded Henrikson's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Henrikson families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henrikson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henrikson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Henrikson. 22% of Henrikson men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Henrikson women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henrikson were Proprietor and Housework. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Henrikson. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Henrikson. For the veterans among your Henrikson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henrikson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Henrikson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Henrikson in 1945 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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