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Origins of the Christensen surname

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About the Christensens

We have a total number of 18245 records for people with the last name Christensen.

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Where do most Christensens live?

In 1921, most Christensens lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Christensens

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We have 1,520 records for the Christensen surname. The oldest one dates back to 1807.

Who were Christensens most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Christensen first names?

  • Jens
  • Christen
  • Maren
  • Karen

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Common jobs for Christensens

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Christensens in 1921
Cook Domestic




Housemaid Domestic


Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Christensens in 1921
Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


General Farmers




Able Seaman


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