Thissell Family History

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Thissell Name Meaning

German and Danish (of German origin): from a pet form based on Thias, a reduced form of the personal name Mathias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Thissen, Hessel, Gissel, Kissel, Bissell, Miskell, Whitsell, Trissel

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Thissell Family Origin

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Thissell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thissell. A less common occupation for the Thissell family was Shoemaker. The most common Thissell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Thissell's were Farmers.

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Thissell Historical Records

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Thissell Life Expectancy

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