Haugen Family History

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Haugen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic form of Hauge. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Haugen, from the definite singular form of Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Hauger, Hauge, Hagen, Haugan, Haagen, Laugen, Tangen, Vangen, Hougen

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Haugen Family Origin

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Haugen Family Occupations

What did your Haugen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haugen. 34% of Haugen men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Haugen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haugen were Carpenter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Maid
    7%

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

Haugen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Haugen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haugen 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Haugen. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Haugen. For the veterans among your Haugen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haugen Life Expectancy

What is the average Haugen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haugen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Haugen in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haugen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haugen 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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