Thun Name Meaning

German: variant of Thune. German: from a short form of the personal name Anton(ius) (see Anthony). Swedish: from an ornamental spelling of tun ‘fence’ or ‘yard’, a common element of place names (from Old Norse tún), mostly an ornamental adoption, but possibly in some instances a topographic name taken by someone who lived by an enclosure or yard.

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


Similar surnames: Thune, Thum, Thon, Then, Thurn, Thur, Tyus, Ahn, Thaut, Thue

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Thun Family Origin

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Thun Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    45%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thun. The most common Thun occupation in the USA was Laborer. 45% of Thun's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Thun family was Farming.

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Thun Historical Records

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Thun Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Thun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Thun in 1963 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thun

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