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Thon Surname Meaning

German: from a shortened 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 . Chinese: Hakka form of the surname 段 see Duan

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Thon family from?

You can see how Thon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Thon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Thon families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Thon's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Thon families in 1891.
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What did your Thon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Thon. 100% of Thon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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