Than Family History

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Than Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Phan, Tuan, Tran, Tham, Chan, Thai, Thanh, Thang, Nhan, Phang

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Than Family Origin

Where is the Than family from?

Than Family Occupations

What did your Than ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Than occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Than's were Farmers. Farmer, Dye House and Electrician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Than. A less common occupation for the Than family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Dye House

  • Electrician

  • Farm Laborer


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

Than Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Than. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Than 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Than. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 598 military records available for the last name Than. For the veterans among your Than ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Than Life Expectancy

What is the average Than lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Than life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Than in 1973 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Than

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Than 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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