Thurn Family History

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Thurn Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a watchtower or a metonymic occupational name for someone responsible for manning one, from Middle High German turn, turm ‘tower’. In some cases it may be a habitational name from any of the many places named with this word in the Rhineland, Bavaria, Austria, and Bohemia.

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

Similar surnames: Thorn, Horn, Thun, Thurm, Thur, Turk, Huhn, Thran, Hirn, Huron

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Thurn Family Origin

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Thurn Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Thurn.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Thurn Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Thurn. For the veterans among your Thurn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thurn Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thurn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Thurn in 1962 was 92, and 58 in 2004.

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