Toennies Family History

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Toennies Name Meaning

North German, Westphalian (Tönnies): from a reduced form of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony).

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

Similar surnames: Toenjes, Tennis, Tonjes, Thinnes, Tennies, Toensing, Hennies

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Toennies Family Origin

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Toennies Family Occupations

What did your Toennies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Toennies occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 20% of Toennies's were Book Keepers. A less common occupation for the Toennies family was Laborer. Book Keeper, Carpenter and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toennies.

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  • Book Keeper

  • Carpenter

  • House Keeping

  • Laborer


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

Toennies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Toennies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toennies 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Toennies. 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 166 military records available for the last name Toennies. For the veterans among your Toennies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toennies Life Expectancy

What is the average Toennies lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Toennies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Toennies in 1959 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toennies

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toennies 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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