Thau Family History

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Thau Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Tau ‘dew’, or possibly from the Hebrew letter tau, from a personal name beginning with this letter.

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

Similar surnames: Thal, Hau, Tham, Thaut, Thon, Lau, Nau, Taus, Treu, Chad

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Thau Family Origin

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Thau Family Occupations

What did your Thau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Thau occupation in the UK was Turner In Sticks. 100% of Thau's were Turner In Stickss.

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  • Turner In Sticks


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

Thau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thau 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 Thau. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Thau. For the veterans among your Thau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thau Life Expectancy

What is the average Thau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Thau in 1962 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thau 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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