Tebay Family History

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Tebay Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tebay in Cumbria. Respelling of German Tiebe, from a short form of several names formed with theod ‘people’ as the first element. Compare Diebel, Tebbe.

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

Similar surnames: Terry, Bay, Lemay, Delay, Tea, Tay, Tobar, Teal, Tobey, Teran

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Tebay Family Origin

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Tebay Family Occupations

What did your Tebay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tebay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Tebay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tebay family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tebay.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Tebay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tebay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tebay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tebay. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tebay. For the veterans among your Tebay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tebay Life Expectancy

What is the average Tebay lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tebay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Tebay in 1965 was 73, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tebay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tebay 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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