Torstenson Family History

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Torstenson Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of T(h)orstensson (see Thorstenson). Americanized spelling of Norwegian Torstensen, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Thorstenson, Mortenson, Sorenson, Tostenson, Lorenson, Torgerson

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Torstenson Family Origin

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Torstenson Family Occupations

What did your Torstenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Torstenson family was Farming. The most common Torstenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Torstenson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torstenson.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Torstenson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Torstenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Torstenson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Torstenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Torstenson in 1963 was 90, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torstenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torstenson 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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