Thornquist Family History

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Thornquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from thorn ‘thorn bush’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Tornquist, Gronquist, Nordquist, Bjorkquist, Norquist, Holmquist

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Thornquist Family Origin

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Thornquist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Master

    25%

In 1880, the most common Thornquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Thornquist's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thornquist family was Master. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thornquist.

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Thornquist Historical Records

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Thornquist Life Expectancy

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