Thostenson Family History

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Thostenson Name Meaning

Scandinavian: variant of Thorstenson.

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


Similar surnames: Tostenson, Torstenson, Lorenson, Aspenson, Christeson, Stenson

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Thostenson Family Origin

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Thostenson Family Occupations

What did your Thostenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Thostenson. 34% of Thostenson men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Thostenson women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thostenson were Teacher and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Labor
    8%
  • Teacher
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Beauty Operator
    10%

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

Thostenson Historical Records

What Thostenson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 907 census records available for the last name Thostenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thostenson 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 55 immigration records available for the last name Thostenson. 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 139 military records available for the last name Thostenson. For the veterans among your Thostenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thostenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Thostenson lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Thostenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Thostenson in 1964 was 73, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thostenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thostenson 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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