Thorstenson Family History

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Thorstenson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Thorstensson or Norwegian Thorstensen, both patronymics from the personal name Thorstein (see Thurston 1).

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


Similar surnames: Torstenson, Mortenson, Thorson, Christenson, Ostenson, Torkelson

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Thorstenson Family Origin

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Thorstenson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Bell Maker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Milkman

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thorstenson family was Milkman. The most common Thorstenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Thorstenson's were Farmers. Farmer, Bell Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorstenson.

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Thorstenson Historical Records

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Thorstenson Life Expectancy

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