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Thoreson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Thoresen . Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Thoresson a cognate of Thorsson (see Thorson ) and of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sorenson, Torson, Thueson, Thorson, Thorell, Lorenson, Charlson

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Where is the Thoreson family from?

You can see how Thoreson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thoreson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Thoreson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Thoreson families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Thoreson's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Thoreson families in 1911.
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What did your Thoreson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Thoreson. 87% of Thoreson men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Thoreson women worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Thoreson. For the veterans among your Thoreson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thoreson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Thoreson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Thoreson in 1958 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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