Theil Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a central and western form for tilleul ‘lime tree’, more frequently seen as Dutheil, Deltheil (with the fused preposition). North German: variant of Theel. Altered spelling of German Thiel.

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


Similar surnames: Theel, Theile, Heil, Thein, Theis, Keil, Peil, Hehl, Pheil, Veil

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Theil Family Origin

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Theil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Farm

    6%

In 1880, the most common Theil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Theil's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Theil. A less common occupation for the Theil family was Farm.

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Theil Historical Records

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Theil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Theil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Theil in 1962 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Theil

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