Bidstrup Family History

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Bidstrup Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from a place so named in Jutland. The first element is from bis(ko)p ‘bishop’; the second from Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilstrap, Borup, Westrup, Bearup, Westrum, Midthun, Bentrup, Dastrup

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Bidstrup Family Origin

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Bidstrup Family Occupations

What did your Bidstrup ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bidstrup. 13% of Bidstrup men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Bidstrup women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bidstrup were Truck Driver and Assistant Director

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Operator
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    32%
  • School Teacher
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Assistant Director
    6%

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

Bidstrup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bidstrup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bidstrup 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 789 immigration records available for the last name Bidstrup. 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 181 military records available for the last name Bidstrup. For the veterans among your Bidstrup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bidstrup Life Expectancy

What is the average Bidstrup lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bidstrup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bidstrup in 1963 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

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