Remsen Family History

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Remsen Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Ramsen, a habitational name from any of two places so named in the Palatinate and Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Rossen, Ramsden, Ramsey, Rosen, Jessen, Rumsey, Reisen, Reiser, Essen

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Remsen Family Origin

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Remsen Family Occupations

What did your Remsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Remsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Remsen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remsen. A less common occupation for the Remsen family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Builder

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Remsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Remsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remsen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Remsen. 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 Remsen. For the veterans among your Remsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Remsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Remsen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Remsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Remsen in 1955 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Remsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Remsen 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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