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Origins of the Rasmussen surname

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We have a total number of 10000 records for people with the last name Rasmussen.

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Where do most Rasmussens live?

In 1921, most Rasmussens lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Rasmussens

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,050 records for the Rasmussen surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Rasmussens most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Rasmussen first names?

  • Hans
  • Rasmus
  • Maren
  • Karen

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Common jobs for Rasmussens

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

Common Female occupations for Rasmussens in 1921
Cook Domestic


General Servant Domestic


Board School Teacher


Bookkeepers And Cashiers




Common Male occupations for Rasmussens in 1921
Farm Hands


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


General Farmers




Able Seaman


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