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Henriksen Name Meaning

Danish Norwegian and North German: patronymic from the personal name Henrik (see Henry ). Compare Hendricksen and Henricksen .

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

Similar surnames: Hendriksen, Henrichsen, Eriksen, Ericksen, Henricks, Hinrichsen

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Where is the Henriksen family from?

You can see how Henriksen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Henriksen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Henriksen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Henriksen families living in Durham. This was about 36% of all the recorded Henriksen's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Henriksen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Henriksen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Henriksen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Henriksen. 100% of Henriksen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 7,000 census records available for the last name Henriksen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henriksen 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Henriksen. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Henriksen. For the veterans among your Henriksen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Henriksen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Henriksen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Henriksen in 1944 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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