Karlsen Family History

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Karlsen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Karl (see Charles).

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


Similar surnames: Karlson, Carlsen, Kallsen, Karlin, Harmsen, Paulsen, Carlson, Larsen

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Karlsen Family Origin

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Karlsen Family Occupations

What did your Karlsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karlsen occupation in the USA was Work In Tailor Shop. 100% of Karlsen's were Work In Tailor Shops.

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  • Work In Tailor Shop

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

Karlsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Karlsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Karlsen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Karlsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Karlsen in 1954 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karlsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karlsen 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 Karlsen Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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