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Thuesen Surname Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from Thue a Danish short form of any of various names beginning with Thórr- (see Thor ). It is also found in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Thygesen, Thomsen, Theisen, Laursen, Thelen, Thorsen, Thissen

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Where is the Thuesen family from?

You can see how Thuesen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thuesen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Thuesen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Thuesen families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 89% of all the recorded Thuesen's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Thuesen families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thuesen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thuesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thuesen. 47% of Thuesen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Thuesen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thuesen were Machinist and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thuesen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thuesen 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 985 immigration records available for the last name Thuesen. 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 384 military records available for the last name Thuesen. For the veterans among your Thuesen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thuesen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thuesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Thuesen in 1962 was 61, and 90 in 2004.

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