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Thalmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Thal with the addition of Middle High German man German Mann ‘man’. German (Thälmann): from a personal name from Old High German diot ‘people tribe’ (ancient Germanic theudo-) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ohlmann, Hammann, Haumann, Thiemann, Trautmann, Heumann, Homann

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Where is the Thalmann family from?

You can see how Thalmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thalmann family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Thalmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Thalmann families living in Illinois. This was about 53% of all the recorded Thalmann's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Thalmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thalmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thalmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thalmann. 37% of Thalmann men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Thalmann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thalmann were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    37%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Thalmann. 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 740 military records available for the last name Thalmann. For the veterans among your Thalmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thalmann lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Thalmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Thalmann in 1943 was 21, and 67 in 2004.

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