Stephensen Family History

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Stephensen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Stephen (see Steven).

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

Similar surnames: Stephenson, Steffensen, Stephens, Steffenson, Steenson, Stevenson

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Stephensen Family Origin

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Stephensen Family Occupations

What did your Stephensen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stephensen. The most common Stephensen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Stephensen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stephensen family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Stephensen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stephensen Life Expectancy

What is the average Stephensen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Stephensen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Stephensen in 1952 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stephensen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stephensen 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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