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Theurer Family History

Theurer Name Meaning

German:: from an agent derivative of Middle High German tiuren ‘to assess’ hence an occupational name for a tax assessor. perhaps also a habitational name from any of the places called Theuern in Bavaria Thuringia and Silesia or from the Silesian placename Taurer.

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


Similar surnames: Scheurer, Feurer, Steurer, Tretter, Theiler, Shearer, Heuer, Steuer

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Where is the Theurer family from?

You can see how Theurer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Theurer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Theurer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 32 Theurer families living in Michigan. This was about 15% of all the recorded Theurer's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Theurer families in 1880.
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What did your Theurer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Theurer. 26% of Theurer men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Theurer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Theurer were Accountant and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Accountant
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Saleslady
    13%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Theurer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Theurer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Theurer in 1955 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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