Thissell Family History

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Thissell Name Meaning

German and Danish (of German origin): from a pet form based on Thias, a reduced form of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Thissen, Hessel, Gissel, Kissel, Bissell, Miskell, Whitsell, Trissel

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Thissell Family Origin

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Thissell Family Occupations

What did your Thissell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thissell. The most common Thissell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Thissell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thissell family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Thissell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thissell Life Expectancy

What is the average Thissell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Thissell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Thissell in 1954 was 33, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thissell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thissell 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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