Thrane Family History

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Thrane Name Meaning

Danish: nickname from trane ‘crane’.

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

Similar surnames: Thran, Tran, Crane, Krane, Thang, Trank, Thyne, Taran, Hrabe, Drane

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Thrane Family Origin

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Thrane Family Occupations

What did your Thrane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thrane occupation in the USA was Dr. Of Medicine. 14% of Thrane's were Dr. Of Medicines. Dr. Of Medicine, Laborer and Sea Captain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thrane. A less common occupation for the Thrane family was Shoemaker.

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  • Dr. Of Medicine

  • Laborer

  • Sea Captain

  • Shoemaker


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

Thrane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thrane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thrane 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Thrane. 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 288 military records available for the last name Thrane. For the veterans among your Thrane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thrane Life Expectancy

What is the average Thrane lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Thrane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Thrane in 1963 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thrane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thrane 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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