Thrush Family History

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Thrush Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English thruss(h)e, thrusche ‘thrush’ (Old English þrysce), given probably to a cheerful person, the bird being noted for its cheerful song.

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

Similar surnames: Trust, Brush, Rush, Thrash, Truss, Trush, Trausch, Huish, Tush, Rugh

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Thrush Family Origin

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Thrush Family Occupations

What did your Thrush ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer, Tailor and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thrush. A less common occupation for the Thrush family was Dressmaker. The most common Thrush occupation in Canada was Laborer. 25% of Thrush's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Dressmaker


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

Thrush Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Thrush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thrush 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 Thrush. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Thrush. For the veterans among your Thrush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thrush Life Expectancy

What is the average Thrush lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Thrush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Thrush in 1950 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thrush

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thrush 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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