Jakobsen Family History

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Jakobsen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jacobsen.

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


Similar surnames: Jacobe, Kohen, Boisen, Janowsky, Jacobson, Jorden, Skousen, Jessen

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Jakobsen Family Origin

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Jakobsen Family Occupations

What did your Jakobsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jakobsen. A less common occupation for the Jakobsen family was Sailor. The most common Jakobsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Jakobsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Sailor

    17%

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

Jakobsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jakobsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jakobsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jakobsen. 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 Jakobsen. For the veterans among your Jakobsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jakobsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Jakobsen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jakobsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jakobsen in 1959 was 77, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jakobsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jakobsen 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 Jakobsen Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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