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

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Hotel Keeper

    13%
  • Police Judge

    13%
  • Saloon Kpr.

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thur family was Saloon Kpr.. 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.

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Thur Historical Records

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Thur Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thur

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