Quense Family History

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Quense 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: Fuente, Mense, Puente, Pense, Bense, Hense, Kunst, Bunde, Fuse, Bence

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Quense Family Origin

Where is the Quense family from?

Quense Family Occupations

What did your Quense ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quense occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 25% of Quense's were Harness Makers. Harness Maker, Saloon and Sea Captain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quense. A less common occupation for the Quense family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Harness Maker

  • Saloon

  • Sea Captain

  • Shoe Maker


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

Quense Historical Records

What Quense family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 117 census records available for the last name Quense. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quense 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Quense. 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 69 military records available for the last name Quense. For the veterans among your Quense ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quense Life Expectancy

What is the average Quense lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Quense life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Quense in 1967 was 69, and 64 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quense

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quense 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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