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Teaff Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Theudofrid (from þeudo- ‘people’ + fridu ‘peace’). topographic name for someone who lived in low-lying terrain, from Middle High German tief ‘low’, or a habitational name from Tiefen in Baden.

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


Similar surnames: Reff, Reiff, Leaf, Taft, Raff, Bean, Eoff, Haff, Steff, Neff

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Where is the Teaff family from?

You can see how Teaff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teaff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teaff families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Teaff family living in Arkansas. This was about 50% of all the recorded Teaff's in the USA. Arkansas and 1 other state had the highest population of Teaff families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teaff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Teaff. 66% of Teaff men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Teaff women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teaff were Traveling Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    66%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Traveling Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Teaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teaff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 58 immigration records available for the last name Teaff. 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 360 military records available for the last name Teaff. For the veterans among your Teaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teaff lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Teaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Teaff in 1964 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

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