Thorkelson Family History

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Thorkelson Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Torkelson.

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


Similar surnames: Torkelson, Thorson, Thorstenson, Hokenson, Thoreson, Bartelson

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Thorkelson Family Origin

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Thorkelson Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1880, the most common Thorkelson occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Thorkelson's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thorkelson.

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Thorkelson Historical Records

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Thorkelson Life Expectancy

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