Thinnes Family History

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Thinnes Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony) or from a pet form of Martin.

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

Similar surnames: Thies, Hines, Hannes, Tigges, Tingen, Thilges, Thoennes, Ehnes

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Thinnes Family Origin

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Thinnes Family Occupations

What did your Thinnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thinnes. A less common occupation for the Thinnes family was Farming. The most common Thinnes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Thinnes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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Thinnes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thinnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thinnes 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Thinnes. 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 495 military records available for the last name Thinnes. For the veterans among your Thinnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thinnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Thinnes lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Thinnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Thinnes in 1958 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thinnes 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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