Thur Family History

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Thur Name Meaning

German (also Thür): habitational name from Thür, a place named near Koblenz, or from Thur in Brandenburg and Pomerania. Swedish: variant of Thor.

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

Similar surnames: Thun, Thurn, Thor, Thurm, Thul, Thue, Thum, Torr, Ehr, Ahr

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Thur Family Origin

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Thur Family Occupations

What did your Thur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Police Judge were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thur. The most common Thur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Thur's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thur family was Saloon Kpr..

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Police Judge

  • Saloon Kpr.


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

Thur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thur 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 796 immigration records available for the last name Thur. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Thur. For the veterans among your Thur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thur Life Expectancy

What is the average Thur lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Thur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Thur in 1946 was 28, and 97 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thur 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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