Tuinstra Family History

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Tuinstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived by a garden or enclosure, Frisian tuin, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Tuin.

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

Similar surnames: Veenstra, Cuesta, Turner, Hornstra, Rienstra, Terpstra, Feenstra

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Tuinstra Family Origin

Where is the Tuinstra family from?

Tuinstra Family Occupations

What did your Tuinstra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tuinstra. 27% of Tuinstra men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Tuinstra women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuinstra were Proprietor and Hand Sewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Hand Sewer

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

Tuinstra Historical Records

What Tuinstra family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 819 census records available for the last name Tuinstra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuinstra 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Tuinstra. 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 149 military records available for the last name Tuinstra. For the veterans among your Tuinstra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuinstra Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuinstra lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tuinstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tuinstra in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuinstra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuinstra 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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