Nansen Family History

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Nansen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gansen, Nannen, Jansen, Hansen, Nansel, Manser, Banse, Anson, Vangen

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Nansen Family Origin

Where is the Nansen family from?

Nansen Family Occupations

What did your Nansen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Warehouse Wire Foreman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nansen. 50% of Nansen men worked as a Warehouse Wire Foreman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Warehouse Wire Foreman
    50%
  • Wire Worker
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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

Nansen Historical Records

What Nansen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nansen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nansen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Nansen

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Nansen. 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 287 military records available for the last name Nansen. For the veterans among your Nansen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nansen Life Expectancy

What is the average Nansen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Nansen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nansen in 1963 was 81, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nansen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nansen 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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