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Rasmussen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus (see Rasmus).

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


Similar surnames: Rasmusson, Rasmus, Marcussen, Markussen, Hanssen, Caspersen

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Rasmussen Family Origin

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Rasmussen Family Occupations

What did your Rasmussen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rasmussen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rasmussen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasmussen. A less common occupation for the Rasmussen family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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

Rasmussen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Rasmussen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Rasmussen Life Expectancy

What is the average Rasmussen lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Rasmussen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rasmussen in 1941 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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United States

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Famous Rasmussen Family

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