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Then Name Meaning

Hispanic: unexplained. German: of uncertain origin. From a short form of Antonius (see Anthony) or a humanist form of Ten, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a mintmaster, from Middle Low German ten(e) ‘blank’ (metal piece from which coins were struck).

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


Similar surnames: Thon, Thun, Thoen, Thein, Osen, Rhen, Thurn, Kren, Geen, Lien

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Then Family Origin

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Then Family Occupations

What did your Then ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Then family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Then. The most common Then occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Then's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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Then Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Then. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Then 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Then. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Then. For the veterans among your Then ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Then Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Then life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Then in 1955 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

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