Theilen Family History

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Theilen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Theile. variant spelling of Thielen.

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


Similar surnames: Theile, Thelen, Theisen, Theil, Thielen, Theissen, Heiken, Heinen

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Theilen Family Origin

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Theilen Family Occupations

What did your Theilen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Theilen family was Farming. Harness Maker, Brewerman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Theilen. The most common Theilen occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 25% of Theilen's were Harness Makers.

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  • Harness Maker

    25%
  • Brewerman

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farming

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Theilen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Theilen Historical Records

What Theilen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Theilen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Theilen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Theilen. 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 Card

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

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Theilen Life Expectancy

What is the average Theilen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Theilen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Theilen in 1960 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Theilen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Theilen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Theilen Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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