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Michaelsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Michael.

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


Similar surnames: Michelsen, Michaelson, Michaels, Mickelsen, Michelson, Nickelsen

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Michaelsen Family Origin

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Michaelsen Family Occupations

What did your Michaelsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Michaelsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Michaelsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Michaelsen family was Works R. R.. Farmer, Grocery Store and Milk Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Michaelsen.

View Census data for Michaelsen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    67%
  • Grocery Store

    11%
  • Milk Dealer

    11%
  • Works R. R.

    11%

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

Michaelsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Michaelsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Michaelsen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Michaelsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Michaelsen in 1944 was 34, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Michaelsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Michaelsen 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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