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Thie Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name, a reduced form of Thiede, with characteristic Low German loss of the dental consonant between vowels.

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


Similar surnames: Thiel, Thies, Thiess, Thiem, Theil, Thein, Tye, Thee, Thien, Thier

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Where is the Thie family from?

You can see how Thie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Thie families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 18 Thie families living in Iowa. This was about 23% of all the recorded Thie's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Thie families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thie. 64% of Thie men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Thie women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thie were Mechanic 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
    64%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Baker
    10%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Waitress
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thie 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 556 immigration records available for the last name Thie. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Thie. For the veterans among your Thie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thie lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Thie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Thie in 1954 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

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