Thies (surname)

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Surname - Origin and Meaning

Derived from Matthäus/Mathias


Variants of the Name

  • Any of the following may be found within one family:
    • Thies, Thiess, Thieß, Thiessen, Thießen
    • Theis, Theisen Theiss, Theiß, Theissen, Theißen


Geographical Distribution

relative distribution of the lastname Thies (a total of 3408 entries in 2002) created by Geogen 3.0
legend: less than 10 occurrence per million, up to 120 occ./mil., up to 240 occ./mil., up to 360 occ./mil., up to 480 occ./mil., more than 480 occ./mil.

The Thies surname and its variations appears throughout Germany and destination countries for emmigrants from Mecklenburg/Prussia/Germany. Although the name is not common it appears throughout the United States.

Examples of Script for Surname found in Records

Thies examples from Mecklenburg/Germany

1800 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1808 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1819 Mecklenburg Census
1823 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
Another 1823 example Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1827 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1852 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1857 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1867 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register

Thiess/Thieß examples from Mecklenburg/Germany and Prussia/Brandenburg/Germany

1859 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register
1865 document from Bresch/Brandenburg (Prignitz)
1865 document from Neuhausen/Brandenburg (Prignitz)
1874 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register

Thiessen/Thießen examples from Mecklenburg/Germany

1867 Mecklenburg census
1867 Mecklenburg census

Theis examples from Mecklenburg/Germany and Prussia/Brandenburg/Germany

1774 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1803 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1807 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1852 Brunow/Mecklenburg church register

Theiss, Theiß examples from Mecklenburg/Germany and Prussia/Brandenburg/Germany

1797 Marnitz/Mecklenburg church register
1798 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1809 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1812 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1848 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register

Theisen/Theissen/Theißen examples from Prussia/Brandenburg/Germany

1763 Marnitz/Mecklenburg church register
1786 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1766 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register
1786 Mansfeld/Brandenburg church register

Celebrities

  • Thies, Werner - ZDF Blickpunkt berichter (Reporter with the German televison program "Blickpunkt" on ZDF.


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Miscellaneous Facts

Thies can also appear as a given name, or prename

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