Thoresen Family History

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Thoresen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor.

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


Similar surnames: Thorsen, Thygesen, Thorson, Sorensen, Bjornsen, Thoren, Thuesen

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Thoresen Family Origin

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Thoresen Family Occupations

What did your Thoresen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thoresen family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thoresen. The most common Thoresen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Thoresen's were Farmers.

View Census data for Thoresen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    56%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Thoresen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thoresen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thoresen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Thoresen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Thoresen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Thoresen. For the veterans among your Thoresen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thoresen Life Expectancy

What is the average Thoresen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thoresen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Thoresen in 1962 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thoresen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thoresen 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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