Philipsen Family History

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Philipsen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from Philip.

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


Similar surnames: Philipson, Phillips, Philips, Philipps, Ohlsen, Philip, Philippi

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Philipsen Family Origin

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Philipsen Family Occupations

What did your Philipsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Philipsen family was Wholesale Millinery. Carriage Painter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Philipsen. The most common Philipsen occupation in the USA was Carriage Painter. 33% of Philipsen's were Carriage Painters.

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  • Carriage Painter

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Wholesale Millinery

    33%

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

Philipsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Philipsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philipsen 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 Philipsen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Philipsen. 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 Philipsen. For the veterans among your Philipsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philipsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Philipsen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Philipsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Philipsen in 1958 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philipsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philipsen 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 Philipsen Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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