Thran Family History

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Thran Name Meaning

German (Thrän): of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Thraene, a habitational name from any of several places so named in Thuringia and Silesia, or a nickname from Middle Low German trane ‘tear’, ‘drop’.

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

Similar surnames: Thron, Thurn, Then, Shean, Train, Gran, Thrane, Teran, Moran, Thrun

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Thran Family Origin

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Thran Family Occupations

What did your Thran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Thran's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thran. A less common occupation for the Thran family was Work On Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Work On Farm


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

Thran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thran 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 265 immigration records available for the last name Thran. 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 570 military records available for the last name Thran. For the veterans among your Thran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thran Life Expectancy

What is the average Thran lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Thran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Thran in 1957 was 43, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thran 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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