Thurm Name Meaning

German: variant of Thurn. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Turm ‘tower’.

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


Similar surnames: Thurn, Sturm, Thum, Thurman, Durm, Thur, Turk, Thun, Hurm, Tur

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Thurm Family Origin

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Thurm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Keep Retail Grocery

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Keep Retail Grocery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thurm. A less common occupation for the Thurm family was Keeping House. The most common Thurm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Thurm's were Farmers.

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Thurm Historical Records

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Thurm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Thurm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Thurm in 1956 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thurm

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