Thiessen Family History

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Thiessen Name Meaning

North German and Danish: reduced form of the personal name Matthias or Mathies(s) (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Thissen, Thiess, Theisen, Thiesen, Thies, Nielsen, Matthiessen

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Thiessen Family Origin

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Thiessen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    7%
  • Brewery Hand

    3%

In 1880, the most common Thiessen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Thiessen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thiessen family was Brewery Hand. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thiessen.

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Thiessen Historical Records

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Thiessen Life Expectancy

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