Thresher Family History

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Thresher Name Meaning

English: variant of Thrasher. Translated form of German Drescher.

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

Similar surnames: Thrasher, Dresser, Dresher, Tesler, Chesher, Brasher, Frasher

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Thresher Family Origin

Where is the Thresher family from?

Thresher Family Occupations

What did your Thresher ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Dentist

  • Farm Laborer


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

Thresher Historical Records

What Thresher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Thresher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thresher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Thresher. 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 Thresher. For the veterans among your Thresher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thresher Life Expectancy

What is the average Thresher lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Thresher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Thresher in 1956 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thresher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thresher 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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