Johannessen Family History

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Johannessen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: variant of Johansen.

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


Similar surnames: Johannesen, Johannsen, Johansen, Johnsen, Tonnesen, Hanssen, Jessen

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Johannessen Family Origin

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Johannessen Family Occupations

What did your Johannessen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Johannessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Johannessen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Johannessen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Johannessen Life Expectancy

What is the average Johannessen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Johannessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Johannessen in 1962 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Johannessen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Johannessen 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 Johannessen Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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