Quen Family History

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Quen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ruen, Suen, Auen, Yuen, Guan, Yun, Sun, Mun, Duan, Gunn

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Quen Family Origin

Where is the Quen family from?

Quen Family Occupations

What did your Quen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quen family was Junkman. The most common Quen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Quen's were Farmers. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quen.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farming

  • Junkman


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

Quen Historical Records

What Quen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Quen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quen 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 Quen

Passenger List

There are 836 immigration records available for the last name Quen. 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 199 military records available for the last name Quen. For the veterans among your Quen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quen Life Expectancy

What is the average Quen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2002, in the United States, Quen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Quen in 1951 was 55, and 94 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quen 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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