Thelander Family History

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Thelander Name Meaning

Swedish: from an unexplained first element (perhaps derived from a place name element such as Täll from tall ‘pine tree’) + the common suffix -ander, from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros.

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

Similar surnames: Helander, Welander, Elander, Melander, Selander, Sjolander, Bolander

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Thelander Family Origin

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Thelander Family Occupations

What did your Thelander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thelander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 82% of Thelander's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Thelander. A less common occupation for the Thelander family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Thelander Historical Records

What Thelander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thelander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thelander 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 Thelander. 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 278 military records available for the last name Thelander. For the veterans among your Thelander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thelander Life Expectancy

What is the average Thelander lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Thelander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Thelander in 1961 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thelander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thelander 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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