Thomsen Family History

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Thomsen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from a short form of Thomas.

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

Similar surnames: Thomen, Thommen, Thomassen, Thoms, Thorsen, Theisen, Thuesen, Holsen

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Thomsen Family Origin

Where is the Thomsen family from?

Thomsen Family Occupations

What did your Thomsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thomsen family was Lodging Ho: Keeper. The most common Thomsen occupation in the UK was Bank Agent. 17% of Thomsen's were Bank Agents. Bank Agent, Cattle Salesman and Corn Merchants Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thomsen.

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  • Bank Agent

  • Cattle Salesman

  • Corn Merchants Clerk

  • Lodging Ho: Keeper


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

Thomsen Historical Records

What Thomsen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Thomsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thomsen 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 27,000 immigration records available for the last name Thomsen. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Thomsen. For the veterans among your Thomsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thomsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Thomsen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Thomsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Thomsen in 1940 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thomsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thomsen 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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