Theys Family History

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Theys Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Mathijs, Dutch form of Matthew.

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

Similar surnames: Theus, Hess, Tress, Tews, Tiegs, Thies, Thiel, Then, Leys, Athens

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Theys Family Origin

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Theys Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Theys occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Theys's were Farmers. Farmer and Cooper-Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Theys.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper-Farmer


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Theys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Theys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Theys 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 360 immigration records available for the last name Theys. 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 338 military records available for the last name Theys. For the veterans among your Theys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Theys Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Theys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Theys in 1957 was 71, and 68 in 2004.

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