Kristensen Family History

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Kristensen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Kristen (see Christian).

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


Similar surnames: Kristiansen, Christensen, Mortensen, Ketelsen, Kriston, Ostenson

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Kristensen Family Origin

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Kristensen Family Occupations

What did your Kristensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kristensen family was Taylor. The most common Kristensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kristensen's were Farmers. Farmer and Ship Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kristensen.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Ship Carpenter

    25%
  • Taylor

    25%

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

Kristensen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kristensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kristensen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kristensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Kristensen in 1954 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kristensen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kristensen 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 Kristensen Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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