Tebbe Family History

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Tebbe Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a pet form of any of the masculine or feminine compound personal names with the first element Det-, Diet- (Germanic theudo- ‘people’, ‘race’) and a second element beginning with b- (e.g. -bern ‘bear’, -brand ‘sword’, or -burg ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’).

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

Similar surnames: Hebbe, Temme, Tobe, Teske, Tebben, Tebay, Wobbe, Elbe, Nobbe, Nibbe

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Tebbe Family Origin

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Tebbe Family Occupations

What did your Tebbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tebbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Tebbe's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Market Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tebbe. A less common occupation for the Tebbe family was Gardner.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Market Gardener

  • Gardner


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

Tebbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tebbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tebbe 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 515 immigration records available for the last name Tebbe. 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 860 military records available for the last name Tebbe. For the veterans among your Tebbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tebbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Tebbe lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tebbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tebbe in 1949 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tebbe

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