Teahan Family History

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Teahan Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Téacháin ‘descendant of Téachán’, a personal name probably derived from teitheachán ‘fugitive’.

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

Similar surnames: Lenahan, Gahan, Deehan, Behan, Mahan, Meehan, Feehan, Monahan

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Teahan Family Origin

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Teahan Family Occupations

What did your Teahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Dealer In Groceries and Dealer In Produce were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Teahan. The most common Teahan occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Teahan's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Teahan family was Eng. Chi.

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  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Groceries

  • Dealer In Produce

  • Eng. Chi


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

Teahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Teahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teahan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Teahan. 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 591 military records available for the last name Teahan. For the veterans among your Teahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Teahan lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Teahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Teahan in 1955 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Teahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teahan 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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