Magnusen Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Magnusen Name Meaning

Variant of Danish and Norwegian Magnussen.

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


Similar surnames: Magnuson, Magnussen, Munsen, Magnus, Mathisen, Mogensen, Mattsen

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Magnusen Family Origin

Where is the Magnusen family from?

Magnusen Family Occupations

What did your Magnusen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Day Laborer, Miner and Organ Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magnusen. A less common occupation for the Magnusen family was Works As Painter. The most common Magnusen occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 25% of Magnusen's were Day Laborers.

View Census data for Magnusen | Data not to scale

  • Day Laborer

    25%
  • Miner

    25%
  • Organ Maker

    25%
  • Works As Painter

    25%

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

Magnusen Historical Records

What Magnusen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Magnusen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Magnusen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Magnusen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Magnusen. 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.

View all Magnusen immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Magnusen. For the veterans among your Magnusen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Magnusen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Magnusen family history.

Magnusen Life Expectancy

What is the average Magnusen lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Magnusen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Magnusen in 1948 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magnusen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Magnusen 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 Magnusen Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name