Rasmusson Family History

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Rasmusson Name Meaning

German and Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus. Americanized spelling of Rasmussen.

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

Similar surnames: Rasmussen, Jansson, Magnusson, Rasmus, Aslakson, Rasmuson, Musson

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Rasmusson Family Origin

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Rasmusson Family Occupations

What did your Rasmusson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rasmusson family was Blacksmith. The most common Rasmusson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Rasmusson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasmusson.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Rasmusson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Rasmusson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rasmusson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rasmusson. 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 Rasmusson. For the veterans among your Rasmusson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rasmusson Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rasmusson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rasmusson in 1945 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rasmusson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rasmusson 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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