Timken Family History

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Timken Name Meaning

North German: variant of Thieme.

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


Similar surnames: Tieken, Wilken, Sieker, Hillen, Tippen, Timler, Wiemken, Timmer

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Timken Family Origin

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Timken Family Occupations

What did your Timken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carraige Builder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Timken. The most common Timken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Timken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carraige Builder

    33%

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

Timken Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Timken Life Expectancy

What is the average Timken lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Timken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Timken in 1959 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Timken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Timken 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.

Famous Timken Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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