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Tonnessen Name Meaning

Norwegian (Tønnessen): patronymic from Tonne or Tønne(s), short forms of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony).

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


Similar surnames: Tennessen, Tonnesen, Teunissen, Jonassen, Tobiassen, Tollefsen

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Tonnessen Family Origin

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Tonnessen Family Occupations

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Tonnessen Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tonnessen. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tonnessen. For the veterans among your Tonnessen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tonnessen Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tonnessen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tonnessen in 1953 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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