Thurber Family History

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Thurber Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Hurr, Furber, Harber, Turner, Humber, Thorburn, Turney, Harben

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Thurber Family Origin

Where is the Thurber family from?

Thurber Family Occupations

What did your Thurber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thurber. The most common Thurber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Thurber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thurber family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Thurber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thurber Life Expectancy

What is the average Thurber lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Thurber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Thurber in 1944 was 19, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thurber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thurber 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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