Tornquist Family History

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Tornquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from torn ‘thorn’ or torn ‘tower’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Thornquist, Nordquist, Norquist, Oquist, Boquist, Holmquist

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Tornquist Family Origin

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Tornquist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Clergyman

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Tornquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tornquist's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tornquist. A less common occupation for the Tornquist family was Tailor.

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Tornquist Historical Records

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Tornquist Life Expectancy

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