Jesperson Family History

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Jesperson Name Meaning

Respelling of Jespersen or the Swedish cognate Jespersson.

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


Similar surnames: Casperson, Reierson, Gasperson, Person, Jergenson, Petterson

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Jesperson Family Origin

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Jesperson Family Occupations

What did your Jesperson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Capt. Of Schooner and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jesperson. A less common occupation for the Jesperson family was Keeping House. The most common Jesperson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Jesperson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Capt. Of Schooner

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Jesperson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Jesperson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jesperson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Jesperson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Jesperson in 1960 was 59, and 42 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jesperson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jesperson 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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