Thon Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Ant(h)on (see Anthony). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a potter from German Ton, Polish ton ‘clay’, ‘potter’s earth’. Norwegian: variant of Thoen.

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


Similar surnames: Thun, Thor, Then, Thoen, Thron, Hon, Thorn, Thein, Han, Thone

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Thon Family Origin

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Thon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Thon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Thon's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thon. A less common occupation for the Thon family was Carpenter.

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Thon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Thon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Thon in 1949 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thon

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