Thurgood Family History

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Thurgood Name Meaning

from the northern Middle English personal name Thurgod (Old Norse þorgautr), composed of the þórr, name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor) + the ethnic name Gautr (see Joslin). nickname from Middle English thur(og)h ‘completely’ + gode ‘good’.

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

Similar surnames: Thurston, Good, Thursby, Osgood, Toogood, Hapgood, Harwood, Sherwood

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Thurgood Family Origin

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Thurgood Family Occupations

What did your Thurgood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, clk. In Store, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thurgood. The most common Thurgood occupation in the USA was Clk. In Store. 15% of Thurgood's were Clk. In Stores. A less common occupation for the Thurgood family was Coachman.

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  • Clk. In Store

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Coachman


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Thurgood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Thurgood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thurgood 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 Thurgood. 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 Thurgood. For the veterans among your Thurgood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thurgood Life Expectancy

What is the average Thurgood lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Thurgood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Thurgood in 1963 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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