Thiem Family History

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Thiem Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of a Germanic name formed with the unattested element þeodo- ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + a second element beginning with m-, as in Dietmar (mari, meri ‘famous’). Possibly an altered spelling of German Thieme.

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

Similar surnames: Thiel, Thieme, Thies, Theel, Thie, Hier, Hieb, Teem, Thiede, Thimm

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Thiem Family Origin

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Thiem Family Occupations

What did your Thiem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thiem family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Thiem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Thiem's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thiem.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Thiem ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Thiem Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thiem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thiem 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 Thiem. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Thiem. For the veterans among your Thiem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thiem Life Expectancy

What is the average Thiem lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Thiem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Thiem in 1946 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thiem ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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