Thon Family History

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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

What did your Thon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boilermaker Colliery H W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Thon. 25% of Thon men worked as a Boilermaker Colliery H W and 67% of Thon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thon were Milling Machine Operator and Supreme Court Of Judicative English Partner In Small School

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boilermaker Colliery H W
  • Boots Shoe Maker
  • Civil Engineer Univers Grad
  • Milling Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Supreme Court Of Judicative English Partner In Small School

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Thon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Thon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Thon. 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 Thon. For the veterans among your Thon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thon Life Expectancy

What is the average Thon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thon

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