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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Runs Farm

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Thune occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Thune's were Farmers. 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.

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Thune Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thune

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