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Thune Family History

Thune Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads, mostly in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse tún ‘enclosure’, ‘yard’.German: habitational name from Thune near Braunschweig or Thune on the river Thune, or from Thun near Hannover, all named with Middle Low German tun ‘(woven) fence’, ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’.

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

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4,194 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
532 Military Records
862 Immigration Records
2,687 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Thune Families

  • Number of Thune families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Thune families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Thune last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Thune Family Origin

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Thune Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Thune

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Thune Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Thune census records

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