Jergenson Family History

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Jergenson Name Meaning

Respelling of Scandinavian Jørgensen or North German Jörgensen (see Jorgensen), or of German Jürgensen (see Jurgensen).

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


Similar surnames: Jorgenson, Jurgenson, Juergensen, Jorgensen, Jurgensen, Jergens

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Jergenson Family Origin

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Jergenson Family Occupations

What did your Jergenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Huckster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jergenson. The most common Jergenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Jergenson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jergenson family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Huckster

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Jergenson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jergenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jergenson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Jergenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Jergenson in 1963 was 87, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jergenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jergenson 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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