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Rasmussen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus (see Rasmus).

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


Similar surnames: Rasmusson, Rasmus, Marcussen, Markussen, Hanssen, Caspersen

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Rasmussen Family Origin

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Rasmussen Family Occupations

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  • Boarding House Keeper

    14%
  • Foreign Correspondent

    14%
  • Interpector

    14%
  • Mariner

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rasmussen family was Mariner. The most common Rasmussen occupation in the UK was Boarding House Keeper. 14% of Rasmussen's were Boarding House Keepers. Boarding House Keeper, Foreign Correspondent and Interpector were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rasmussen.

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Rasmussen Historical Records

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Rasmussen Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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