Larsen Family History

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Larsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Lassen, Larson, Laursen, Clasen, Karlsen, Jansen, Larsh, Harten

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Larsen Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Larsen name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Larsen. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Norway

    13%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Sweden

    9%

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Larsen Family Origin

Where is the Larsen family from?

Larsen Family Occupations

What did your Larsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Larsen family was Commercial Traveller American Leather. The most common Larsen occupation in the UK was Mariner. 11% of Larsen's were Mariners. Mariner, Annuitant and Coach Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larsen.

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  • Mariner

    11%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Coach Driver

    6%
  • Commercial Traveller American Leather

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Larsen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Larsen Historical Records

What Larsen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 200,000 census records available for the last name Larsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larsen 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 194,000 immigration records available for the last name Larsen. 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 46,000 military records available for the last name Larsen. For the veterans among your Larsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Larsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Larsen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Larsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Larsen in 1942 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Larsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Larsen 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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