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Theer Family History

Theer Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Heer, Thier, Teer, Theel, Sheer, Thee, Beer, Thor, Hees, Ohler

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Where is the Theer family from?

You can see how Theer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Theer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Theer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Theer families living in Connecticut. This was about 20% of all the recorded Theer's in USA. Connecticut and 2 other states had the highest population of Theer families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Theer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Theer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Theer. 73% of Theer men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    73%
  • Laborer
    28%
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Census Records

There are 448 census records available for the last name Theer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Theer 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 101 immigration records available for the last name Theer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 183 military records available for the last name Theer. For the veterans among your Theer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Theer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Theer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Theer in 1963 was 69, and 78 in 2003.

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