Thalken Family History

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Thalken Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably from a patronymic form of Talig or a similar short form of a Germanic personal name formed with theod ‘people’, ‘tribe’.

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

Similar surnames: Thelen, Halen, Thaden, Hacke, Harke, Tholen, Thaler, Harten, Tjaden

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Thalken Family Origin

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Thalken Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farm Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Thalken. 60% of Thalken men worked as a Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer

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

Thalken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 245 census records available for the last name Thalken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thalken 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 52 immigration records available for the last name Thalken. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 86 military records available for the last name Thalken. For the veterans among your Thalken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thalken Life Expectancy

What is the average Thalken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Thalken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Thalken in 1963 was 69, and 88 in 2004.

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