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

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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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.

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