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Thurner Name Meaning

German (rarely Thürner): variant of Thurn . Compare Turner .

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


Similar surnames: Thorner, Turner, Burner, Horner, Harner, Karner, Teubner, Huner

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Where is the Thurner family from?

You can see how Thurner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thurner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Thurner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 23 Thurner families living in Quebec. This was about 77% of all the recorded Thurner's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Thurner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thurner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thurner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Thurner. 100% of Thurner men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Thurner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thurner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 731 immigration records available for the last name Thurner. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Thurner. For the veterans among your Thurner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thurner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Thurner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Thurner in 1963 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

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