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Georgen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Saint Georgen or a patronymic from the personal name Georg (see George ).

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


Similar surnames: Georger, George, Gergen, Gerger, Goergen, Georgi, Gerren, Georgia

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Where is the Georgen family from?

You can see how Georgen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Georgen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Georgen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Georgen families living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Georgen's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Georgen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Georgen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Georgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Georgen. 32% of Georgen men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Georgen women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Georgen were Proprietor and Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    34%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Georgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Georgen 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Georgen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Georgen. For the veterans among your Georgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Georgen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Georgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Georgen in 1963 was 91, and 78 in 2003.

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