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Thames Family History

Thames Name Meaning
English: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived by the river so named in southeastern England.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

146,402 Historical Documents with Thames on Ancestry.com
23,976 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,237 Military Records
1,173 Immigration Records
15,224 Census and Voter Lists
99,792 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Thames Families

  • Number of Thames families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Thames families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Thames families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Thames census records

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Thames Family Origin

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Thames Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Thames

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Thames Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Thames census records

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Thames Civil War Service Records

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