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

Where is the Thoresen family from?

Thoresen Family Occupations

What did your Thoresen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk Insurance Indutry ( and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Thoresen. 34% of Thoresen men worked as a Clerk Insurance Indutry (

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk Insurance Indutry (
  • Joiner (carpenter)
  • Seaman (coastwice)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Thoresen Historical Records

What Thoresen family records will you find?

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 5,000 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 549 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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