Jorgenson Family History

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Jorgenson Name Meaning

Respelling of Jørgensen or Jörgensen (see Jorgensen) or the Swedish cognate Jörgens(s)on.

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

Similar surnames: Jergenson, Jorgensen, Martenson, Holgerson, Sorenson, Hogenson

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Jorgenson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Jorgenson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Jorgenson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


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Jorgenson Family Origin

Where is the Jorgenson family from?

Jorgenson Family Occupations

What did your Jorgenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jorgenson family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jorgenson. The most common Jorgenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Jorgenson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Jorgenson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Jorgenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jorgenson 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Jorgenson. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Jorgenson. For the veterans among your Jorgenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jorgenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Jorgenson lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Jorgenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jorgenson in 1950 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jorgenson 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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