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Theiss Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Heiss, Thiess, Thies, Theisen, Theus, Heis, Hess, Heims, Heise, Thein

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Theiss Family Origin

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Theiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Minister

    4%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Theiss family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Theiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Theiss's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Theiss.

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Theiss Historical Records

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Theiss Life Expectancy

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