Martenson Family History

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Martenson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Mårten(s)son or any of various Scandinavian or North German patronymic forms cognate with Martensen.

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


Similar surnames: Mortenson, Martensen, Matteson, Martinson, Bartelson, Martinsen

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Martenson Family Origin

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Martenson Family Occupations

What did your Martenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Martenson family was Printer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martenson. The most common Martenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 76% of Martenson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    76%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Printer

    4%

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

Martenson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Martenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Martenson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Martenson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Martenson. For the veterans among your Martenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Martenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Martenson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Martenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Martenson in 1961 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Martenson 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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