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Teem Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Thiem, possibly of Thieme and also of German Diehm or Diem.

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


Similar surnames: Teems, Teel, Teer, Seem, Deem, Deam, Beem, Kees, Tweet, Tear

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Where is the Teem family from?

You can see how Teem families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teem family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Teem families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Teem families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Teem's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Teem families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teem surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teem ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Teem. 45% of Teem men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    45%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Automobile Mechanic
    8%
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What Teem family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Teem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teem 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 66 immigration records available for the last name Teem. 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 925 military records available for the last name Teem. For the veterans among your Teem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teem lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Teem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Teem in 1959 was 32, and 65 in 2004.

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