Thrasher Family History

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Thrasher Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English thressher ‘thresher’, a derivative of Old English þerscan, þrescan, þryscan ‘to thresh’. Translated form of German Drescher.

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

Similar surnames: Thresher, Brasher, Thatcher, Thacker, Flasher, Bradsher, Tasler

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Thrasher Family Origin

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Thrasher Family Occupations

What did your Thrasher ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Thrasher. 56% of Thrasher men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son
  • Teacher

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

Thrasher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Thrasher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thrasher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Thrasher. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Thrasher. For the veterans among your Thrasher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thrasher Life Expectancy

What is the average Thrasher lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Thrasher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Thrasher in 1942 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thrasher 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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