Williamsen Family History

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Williamsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name William. Partly Americanized form of North German, Danish, and Norwegian Wilhelmsen.

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

Similar surnames: Wilhelmsen, Willemsen, Willadsen, Williamson, Wilhelmson, Eliassen

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Williamsen Family Origin

Where is the Williamsen family from?

Williamsen Family Occupations

What did your Williamsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Williamsen. A less common occupation for the Williamsen family was Farming. The most common Williamsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Williamsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Williamsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Williamsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Williamsen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Williamsen. 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 473 military records available for the last name Williamsen. For the veterans among your Williamsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Williamsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Williamsen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Williamsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Williamsen in 1959 was 65, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Williamsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Williamsen 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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