Threlkeld Family History

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Threlkeld Name Meaning

English (Cumbria): habitational name from Threlkeld in Cumbria, so named from Old Norse þr?ll ‘thrall’, ‘serf’ + kelda ‘spring’.

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

Similar surnames: Threlfall, Trelstad, Thrall, Salkeld, Ehrenfeld, Theesfeld, Rehfeld

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Threlkeld Family Origin

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Threlkeld Family Occupations

What did your Threlkeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Threlkeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Threlkeld's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Threlkeld. A less common occupation for the Threlkeld family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Threlkeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Threlkeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Threlkeld 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 875 immigration records available for the last name Threlkeld. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Threlkeld. For the veterans among your Threlkeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Threlkeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Threlkeld lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Threlkeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Threlkeld in 1943 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Threlkeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Threlkeld 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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