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Thomasson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Thomason . Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Thomas . Americanized form of Norwegian Danish Dutch or North German Thomassen a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Thomason, Thomassen, Thompson, Thomerson, Thomsen, Tomasso, Tomson

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Where is the Thomasson family from?

You can see how Thomasson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thomasson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thomasson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 439 Thomasson families living in Lancashire. This was about 77% of all the recorded Thomasson's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Thomasson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thomasson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thomasson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Thomasson. 26% of Thomasson men worked as a General Labourer and 86% of Thomasson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thomasson were Sheet Metal Worker Aircraft and Grocery Shop Assistant. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    26%
  • Cotton Spinner
    10%
  • Colliery Hewer
    10%
  • Sheet Metal Worker Aircraft
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Housekeeper
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Grocery Shop Assistant
    1%
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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Thomasson. For the veterans among your Thomasson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thomasson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Thomasson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Thomasson in 1940 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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