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Thaut Family History

Thaut Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German diot ‘people’, ‘tribe’ (see, for example, Dietrich).

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


Similar surnames: Traut, Haut, Daut, Thun, Thau, Ehart, Taute, Halt, Laut, Hau

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Where is the Thaut family from?

You can see how Thaut families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thaut family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Thaut families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Thaut families living in Washington. This was about 24% of all the recorded Thaut's in USA. Washington had the highest population of Thaut families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thaut surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thaut ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thaut. 52% of Thaut men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Thaut women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thaut were Farm Laborer and Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    52%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Farm Work
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
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What Thaut family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 793 census records available for the last name Thaut. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thaut 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 164 immigration records available for the last name Thaut. 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 272 military records available for the last name Thaut. For the veterans among your Thaut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thaut lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Thaut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Thaut in 1965 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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