Torstenson Family History

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Torstenson Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of T(h)orstensson (see Thorstenson). Americanized spelling of Norwegian Torstensen, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Thorstenson, Mortenson, Sorenson, Tostenson, Lorenson, Torgerson

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Torstenson Family Origin

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Torstenson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torstenson. A less common occupation for the Torstenson family was Farming. The most common Torstenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Torstenson's were Farmers.

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Torstenson Historical Records

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Torstenson Life Expectancy

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