Thelin Family History

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Thelin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Thelen. French Swiss (Vaud): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Helin, Thelen, Selin, Hedin, Belin, Schelin, Hulin, Thulin, Therien

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Thelin Family Origin

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Thelin Family Occupations

What did your Thelin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Thelin. 8% of Thelin men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Thelin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thelin were Salesman and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Manager
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Saleslady
    8%

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

Thelin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Thelin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thelin 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 Thelin. 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 376 military records available for the last name Thelin. For the veterans among your Thelin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thelin Life Expectancy

What is the average Thelin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Thelin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Thelin in 1961 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thelin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thelin 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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