Theissen Family History

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Theissen Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Theiss.

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


Similar surnames: Theisen, Thissen, Theilen, Heinen, Thielen, Theis, Thomassen, Theiss

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Theissen Family Origin

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Theissen Family Occupations

What did your Theissen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Agt. Mozart Hall and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Theissen. A less common occupation for the Theissen family was Butcher. The most common Theissen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Theissen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Agt. Mozart Hall

    10%
  • Boilermaker

    10%
  • Butcher

    10%

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

Theissen Historical Records

What Theissen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Theissen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Theissen. 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 Theissen. For the veterans among your Theissen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Theissen Life Expectancy

What is the average Theissen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Theissen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Theissen in 1952 was 47, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Theissen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Theissen 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.

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