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Teems Family History

Teems Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Thiems, a patronymic from Thiem(e).

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


Similar surnames: Teem, Teets, Teas, Dees, Teer, Peets, Treas, Kees, Melms, Deem

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Where is the Teems family from?

You can see how Teems families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teems family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Teems families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 28 Teems families living in Georgia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Teems's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Teems families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teems surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teems ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teems. 36% of Teems men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Teems women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teems were New Worker and Maid. .

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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
    36%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Spinner
    23%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Teems. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teems 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Teems. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Teems. For the veterans among your Teems ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teems lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Teems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Teems in 1962 was 85, and 73 in 2004.

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