Bjorn Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Bjørn); Swedish (Björn): from a personal name and nickname meaning ‘bear’ (Old Norse bjorn). The Norwegian name is often a shortened form of any of various habitational names from places named with this word, e.g. Bjørnsplass. In Swedish it is ornamental in some cases.

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


Similar surnames: Bjork, Horn, Born, Borg, Bork, Brown, Borns, Bon, Dorn, Boen

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Bjorn Family Origin

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Bjorn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • At Home

    20%
  • Machinist

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bjorn family was Machinist. The most common Bjorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Bjorn's were Farmers. Farmer and At Home were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bjorn.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Bjorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Bjorn in 1963 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bjorn

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