Thiesen Family History

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Thiesen Name Meaning

North German and Danish: variant of Thiessen.

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


Similar surnames: Thiessen, Thielen, Thissen, Thiesse, Thyssen, Tieszen, Thiele

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Thiesen Family Origin

Where is the Thiesen family from?

Thiesen Family Occupations

What did your Thiesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Thiesen. 45% of Thiesen men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Thiesen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thiesen were Machinist and Saleswoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Saleswoman
    10%

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

Thiesen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Thiesen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thiesen 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 Thiesen. 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 665 military records available for the last name Thiesen. For the veterans among your Thiesen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thiesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Thiesen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Thiesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Thiesen in 1943 was 69, and 64 in 2004.

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