Johannesen Family History

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Johannesen Name Meaning

Danish and North German: variant of Johansen.

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


Similar surnames: Johannessen, Johannsen, Johansen, Johnsen, Tonnesen, Jorgensen

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Johannesen Family Origin

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Johannesen Family Occupations

What did your Johannesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Johannesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Johannesen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Johannesen family was Organ Factory. Farmer, Keeping Grocery and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Johannesen.

View Census data for Johannesen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping Grocery

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Organ Factory

    20%

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

Johannesen Historical Records

What Johannesen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Johannesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Johannesen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Johannesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Johannesen in 1958 was 30, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Johannesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Johannesen 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 Johannesen Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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