Thun Family History

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Thun Name Meaning

German: variant of Thune. German: from a short form of the personal name Anton(ius) (see Anthony). Swedish: from an ornamental spelling of tun ‘fence’ or ‘yard’, a common element of place names (from Old Norse tún), mostly an ornamental adoption, but possibly in some instances a topographic name taken by someone who lived by an enclosure or yard.

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


Similar surnames: Thune, Thum, Thon, Then, Thurn, Thur, Tyus, Ahn, Thaut, Thue

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Thun Family Origin

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Thun Family Occupations

What did your Thun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thun. A less common occupation for the Thun family was Farming. The most common Thun occupation in the USA was Laborer. 45% of Thun's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    45%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

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

Thun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thun Life Expectancy

What is the average Thun lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Thun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Thun in 1963 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thun 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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