Thrasher Family History

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Thrasher Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English thressher ‘thresher’, a derivative of Old English þerscan, þrescan, þryscan ‘to thresh’. Translated form of German Drescher.

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


Similar surnames: Thresher, Brasher, Thatcher, Thacker, Flasher, Bradsher, Tasler

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Thrasher Family Origin

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Thrasher Family Occupations

What did your Thrasher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thrasher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Thrasher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thrasher family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thrasher.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Thrasher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thrasher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thrasher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Thrasher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Thrasher. For the veterans among your Thrasher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thrasher Life Expectancy

What is the average Thrasher lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Thrasher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Thrasher in 1942 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thrasher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thrasher 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.

Famous Thrasher Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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