Theiss Family History

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Theiss Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Heiss, Thiess, Thies, Theisen, Theus, Heis, Hess, Heims, Heise, Thein

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Theiss Family Origin

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Theiss Family Occupations

What did your Theiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Theiss.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Theiss Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Theiss. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Theiss. For the veterans among your Theiss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Theiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Theiss lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Theiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Theiss in 1954 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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