Thorson Family History

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Thorson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Thorsson, or of Danish and Norwegian Thorsen, patronymics from the personal name Thor.

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


Similar surnames: Thorsen, Thoresen, Thorman, Thoren, Forson, Thurston, Thron, Ottoson

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Thorson Family Origin

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Thorson Family Occupations

What did your Thorson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bus Conductor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Thorson. 25% of Thorson men worked as a Bus Conductor and 50% of Thorson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thorson were Timber Porter Retired and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bus Conductor
    25%
  • Hotel Porter
    25%
  • Male Nurse (mental Hospita
    25%
  • Timber Porter Retired
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Domestic Servant
    34%
  • Student
    17%

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

Thorson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Thorson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thorson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Thorson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Thorson. For the veterans among your Thorson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thorson Life Expectancy

What is the average Thorson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Thorson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Thorson in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thorson

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