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Davidsen Family History

Davidsen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name David.

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

Similar surnames: Davidson, Davids, Davidian, Lauridsen, Danielsen, Davidoff, Arvidson

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Where is the Davidsen family from?

You can see how Davidsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Davidsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Davidsen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 18 Davidsen families living in Lancashire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Davidsen's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Davidsen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Davidsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Davidsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Davidsen. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Davidsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davidsen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Davidsen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 374 military records available for the last name Davidsen. For the veterans among your Davidsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Davidsen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Davidsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Davidsen in 1950 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

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