Thune Family History

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Thune Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads, mostly in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse tún ‘enclosure’, ‘yard’. German: habitational name from Thune near Braunschweig or Thune on the river Thune, or from Thun near Hannover, all named with Middle Low German tun ‘(woven) fence’, ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Thun, Thue, Thurn, Huse, Thur, Huwe, Baune, Thon, Thede, Thumm

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Thune Family Origin

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Thune Family Occupations

What did your Thune ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thune family was Runs Farm. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thune. The most common Thune occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Thune's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Runs Farm


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

Thune Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Thune. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thune 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 971 immigration records available for the last name Thune. 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 560 military records available for the last name Thune. For the veterans among your Thune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thune Life Expectancy

What is the average Thune lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Thune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Thune in 1951 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thune 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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