Johansen Family History

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Johansen Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Johannsen, Johnsen, Jansen, Hansen, Johann, Jonassen, Jensen, Janssen

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Johansen Family Origin

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Johansen Family Occupations

What did your Johansen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Johansen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Johansen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Johansen. A less common occupation for the Johansen family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Johansen Historical Records

What Johansen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Johansen Life Expectancy

What is the average Johansen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Johansen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Johansen in 1949 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Johansen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Johansen 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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