Tonjes Family History

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Tonjes Name Meaning

North German (Tönjes): patronymic from a reduced pet form of the personal name Antonius (see Anthony).

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

Similar surnames: Toenjes, Tonge, Toney, Tonks, Tomes, Jones, Montes, Toner, Torres

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Tonjes Family Origin

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Tonjes Family Occupations

What did your Tonjes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonjes. A less common occupation for the Tonjes family was Clerk. The most common Tonjes occupation in the USA was At Home. 13% of Tonjes's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker

  • Clerk


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

Tonjes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tonjes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tonjes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tonjes. 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 365 military records available for the last name Tonjes. For the veterans among your Tonjes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tonjes Life Expectancy

What is the average Tonjes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tonjes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tonjes in 1962 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tonjes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tonjes 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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