Tonn Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Low German, Middle High German tunne, tonne ‘vat’, ‘barrel’, ‘cask’.

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


Similar surnames: Nonn, Tann, Mann, Venn, Tong, Dann, Rann, Bone, Jong, Toni

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Tonn Family Origin

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Tonn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Atty. At Law

    6%
  • Banker

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tonn family was Banker. The most common Tonn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Tonn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Atty. At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonn.

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Tonn Historical Records

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Tonn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Tonn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tonn in 1958 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tonn

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