Thygesen Family History

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Thygesen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Tyge, Old Danish T¯ki, a short form of any of various names beginning with þórr- (see Thor).

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


Similar surnames: Thuesen, Thoresen, Theisen, Thorsen, Helgesen, Torgersen, Thelen

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Thygesen Family Origin

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Thygesen Family Occupations

What did your Thygesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thygesen family was Laborer. Brakeman On R.R. and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thygesen. The most common Thygesen occupation in the USA was Brakeman On R.R.. 33% of Thygesen's were Brakeman On R.R.s.

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  • Brakeman On R.R.

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Thygesen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thygesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Thygesen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Thygesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Thygesen in 1960 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thygesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thygesen 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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