Munsen Family History

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Munsen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: variant of Monsen. Swedish (Munsén): probably an ornamental variant of Månsson (see Monson), with the ending altered by analogy with the many Swedish surnames ending in -én.

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


Similar surnames: Monson, Monsen, Mussen, Mensen, Menser, Madsen, Musser, Jensen

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Munsen Family Origin

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Munsen Family Occupations

What did your Munsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munsen. A less common occupation for the Munsen family was Carpenter. The most common Munsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Munsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Machinist

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Munsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Munsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Munsen lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Munsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Munsen in 1946 was 68, and 50 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munsen 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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