Thoresen Family History

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Thoresen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Thor.

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


Similar surnames: Thorsen, Thygesen, Thorson, Sorensen, Bjornsen, Thoren, Thuesen

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Thoresen Family Origin

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Thoresen Family Occupations

What did your Thoresen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thoresen. A less common occupation for the Thoresen family was Shoemaker. The most common Thoresen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Thoresen's were Farmers.

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Thoresen Historical Records

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Thoresen Life Expectancy

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