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Tengan Family History

Tengan Name Meaning
Japanese: meaning ‘heavenly prayer’ and possibly taken from a river and nearby village so named on the island of Okinawa. This surname occurs chiefly in the Ryukyu islands.

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

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770 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
281 Military Records
762 Immigration Records
822 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Tengan Families

  • Number of Tengan families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tengan families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tengan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tengan Family Origin

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Tengan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tengan

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Tengan Family Occupations

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Military Service by Tengan

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