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Thole Name Meaning

Frisian (Thöle): from a pet form of the personal name Thöle, a derivative of the Germanic name Theodoric (see Dietrich).

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


Similar surnames: Thode, Thobe, Thore, Tholen, Hole, Thede, Tome, Gole, Thoele, Thome

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Where is the Thole family from?

You can see how Thole families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thole family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Thole families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Thole families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Thole's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Thole families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thole surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thole ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thole. 23% of Thole men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Thole women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thole were Farm Operator and Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farm Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Thole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thole census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Thole. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Thole. For the veterans among your Thole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thole lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Thole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Thole in 1956 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

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