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Finseth Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, especially in the north, from finnr ‘Finn’, ‘Lapp’ or the personal name Finnr (of the same etymology) + set ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Finstad, Lindseth, Forseth, Roseth, Helseth, Gulseth, Borseth

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Finseth Family Origin

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Finseth Family Occupations

What did your Finseth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Finseth. 71% of Finseth men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Finseth women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Finseth were Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    71%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Manager
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • House Work
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%

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

Finseth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Finseth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finseth 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Finseth. 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 232 military records available for the last name Finseth. For the veterans among your Finseth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finseth Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Finseth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Finseth in 1963 was 75, and 91 in 2004.

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