Theus Family History

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Theus Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a short form of the personal name Matheus or Matthäus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Theys, Hess, Thies, Theiss, Thiess, Thaut, Heis, Tyus, Tiegs, Thun

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Theus Family Origin

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Theus Family Occupations

What did your Theus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Theus. 19% of Theus men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Theus women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Theus were Carpenter and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Theus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Theus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Theus 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Theus. 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 Theus. For the veterans among your Theus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Theus Life Expectancy

What is the average Theus lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Theus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Theus in 1943 was 31, and 72 in 2004.

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