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Ebsen Name Meaning

North German and Danish: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Eggebrecht .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ebben, Elsen, Ibsen, Jepsen, Jensen, Eblen, Eggen, Eiben, Bien, Leben

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Where is the Ebsen family from?

You can see how Ebsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ebsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ebsen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Ebsen family living in Northumberland. This was 100% of all the recorded Ebsen's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Ebsen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ebsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ebsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ebsen. 52% of Ebsen men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Ebsen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ebsen were Engineer and Cook. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    52%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Engineer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    58%
  • Cook
    43%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ebsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebsen 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Ebsen. 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 305 military records available for the last name Ebsen. For the veterans among your Ebsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ebsen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ebsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ebsen in 1962 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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