Teressa Family History

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Teressa Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ressa, Ceresa, Kress, Cressy, Bressan, Heredia, Pereira, Gress, Ress

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Teressa Family Origin

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Teressa Family Occupations

What did your Teressa ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Teressa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Teressa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 203 census records available for the last name Teressa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teressa 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Teressa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2 military records available for the last name Teressa. For the veterans among your Teressa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teressa Life Expectancy

What is the average Teressa lifespan?

Average Teressa life expectancy in 2004 was 28 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teressa 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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