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Thoen Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Anton(ius) (see Anthony). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway so named, most from Old Norse Tónni, the dative singular definite form of tó ‘patch of grass’; a few from tún ‘enclosure’, ‘yard’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoen, Thorn, Then, Thon, Horn, Oen, Thoeny, Thomen, Boen, Thue

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Thoen Family Origin

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Thoen Family Occupations

What did your Thoen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thoen family was Doctor Of Medicine. The most common Thoen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Thoen's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thoen.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Bootmaker

    6%
  • Doctor Of Medicine

    6%

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

Thoen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thoen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thoen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Thoen. 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 Thoen. For the veterans among your Thoen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thoen Life Expectancy

What is the average Thoen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Thoen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Thoen in 1953 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thoen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thoen 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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