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Therrien Name Meaning

French: variant of Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ and in North America (also) an altered form of this. This form of the surname is very rare in France.

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


Similar surnames: Therien, Therrian, Terrien, Terrian, Perrien, Cherrier, Perren

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Where is the Therrien family from?

You can see how Therrien families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Therrien family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Therrien families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Therrien families living in Staffordshire. This was about 89% of all the recorded Therrien's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Therrien families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Therrien surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Therrien ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Therrien. 17% of Therrien men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Therrien women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Therrien were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Weaver
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stitcher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Therrien. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Therrien. For the veterans among your Therrien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Therrien lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Therrien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Therrien in 1951 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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