Thien Family History

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Thien Name Meaning

German (von Thien): habitational name from Thiene near Bramsche, named from tin ‘mud’, ‘bog’.

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

Similar surnames: Thoen, Thiem, Trier, Thiel, Thie, Then, Thies, Thyen, Wien, Ehlen

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Thien Family Origin

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Thien Family Occupations

What did your Thien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Thien's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thien. A less common occupation for the Thien family was Farmer-Ret..

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Brick Layer

  • Farmer-Ret.


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

Thien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Thien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thien 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 571 immigration records available for the last name Thien. 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 Thien. For the veterans among your Thien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thien Life Expectancy

What is the average Thien lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Thien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Thien in 1951 was 32, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thien 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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