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Origins of the Thomason surname

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About the Thomasons

We have a total number of 22525 records for people with the last name Thomason.

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Where do most Thomasons live?

In 1921, most Thomasons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Thomasons

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We have 20,000 records for the Thomason surname. The oldest one dates back to 1532.

Who were Thomasons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Thomason first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Thomasons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Thomasons in 1921
Cotton Weaver


Fustian Cutter






Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Thomasons in 1921
General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer






Coal Miner


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