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Teal Family History

Teal Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): from Middle English tele ‘teal’ (of uncertain origin), hence a nickname for a person considered to resemble this duck. Americanized spelling of German Diehl or Thiel.

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

Similar surnames: Beal, Teel, Seal, Deal, Real, Bean, Keal, Tea, Leal, Neal

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Where is the Teal family from?

You can see how Teal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teal family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teal families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 56 Teal families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Teal's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Teal families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Teal. 21% of Teal men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Teal women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teal were Truck Driver 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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 61,000 census records available for the last name Teal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teal 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Teal. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Teal. For the veterans among your Teal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teal lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Teal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Teal in 1940 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

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