Saarinen Family History

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Saarinen Name Meaning

Finnish: variant of Saari + the common surname suffix -nen. Found chiefly in western Finland. Mostly, this is an ornamental name adopted during the name conversion movement at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries.

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

Similar surnames: Saari, Makinen, Salonen, Tahtinen, Jarvinen, Hanninen, Laitinen

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Saarinen Family Origin

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Saarinen Family Occupations

What did your Saarinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Saarinen. 23% of Saarinen men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Saarinen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saarinen were Woodsman and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Woodsman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Housemaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Saarinen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Saarinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saarinen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Saarinen. 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 223 military records available for the last name Saarinen. For the veterans among your Saarinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saarinen Life Expectancy

What is the average Saarinen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Saarinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Saarinen in 1952 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saarinen 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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