Axness Family History

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Axness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of eight farmstead named Aksnes, usually from ask ‘ash tree’ + nes ‘promontary’, ‘headland’.

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

Similar surnames: Urness, Fadness, Osness, Ness, Otness, Garness, Rogness, Barsness

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Axness Family Origin

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Axness Family Occupations

What did your Axness ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Axness. 26% of Axness men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Axness women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Axness were Farm Laborer and Dry Goods Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Hand
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Appren Stenographer
  • Assistant Cook
  • Dry Goods Clerk

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

Axness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 866 census records available for the last name Axness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Axness 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 89 immigration records available for the last name Axness. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 121 military records available for the last name Axness. For the veterans among your Axness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Axness Life Expectancy

What is the average Axness lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Axness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Axness in 1963 was 86, and 75 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axness 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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