Teesdale Family History

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Teesdale Name Meaning

Northern English: regional name from Teesdale in northeastern England, which is named for the river Tees (named with Old English (ge)twis ‘forking’, ‘river fork’) + Old English dæl ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Teasdale, Lonsdale, Dinsdale, Ragsdale, Drysdale, Dugdale, Tweedle

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Teesdale Family Origin

Where is the Teesdale family from?

Teesdale Family Occupations

What did your Teesdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Chenille Weaver and Inn Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Teesdale. The most common Teesdale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Teesdale's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Teesdale family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Chenille Weaver

    8%
  • Inn Worker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Teesdale Historical Records

What Teesdale family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Teesdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teesdale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Teesdale

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Teesdale. 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 Teesdale. For the veterans among your Teesdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teesdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Teesdale lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Teesdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Teesdale in 1950 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Teesdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teesdale 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.

Famous Teesdale Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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