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Teasley Family History

Teasley Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of Swiss German and South German Düssli unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Easley, Beagley, Eisley, Deatley, Feagley, Yeisley, Helsley, Easler

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Where is the Teasley family from?

You can see how Teasley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teasley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Teasley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Teasley families living in Georgia. This was about 48% of all the recorded Teasley's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Teasley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teasley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teasley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teasley. 26% of Teasley men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Teasley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teasley were Farm Laborer and Seamstress. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 247 immigration records available for the last name Teasley. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Teasley. For the veterans among your Teasley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teasley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Teasley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Teasley in 1942 was 61, and 66 in 2004.

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