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Thomsen Name Meaning

Danish Norwegian and North German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Thomas . This surname is also found in the Netherlands. Compare Thompson and Thomson .

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

Similar surnames: Thomen, Thommen, Thomassen, Thoms, Thorsen, Theisen, Thuesen, Holsen

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Where is the Thomsen family from?

You can see how Thomsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thomsen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thomsen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Thomsen families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Thomsen's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Thomsen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thomsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thomsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Thomsen. 100% of Thomsen 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 29,000 census records available for the last name Thomsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thomsen 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 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Thomsen. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Thomsen. For the veterans among your Thomsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thomsen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Thomsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Thomsen in 1940 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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