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Teets Family History

Teets Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Tietz or Dietz . Compare Teats .

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


Similar surnames: Teats, Peets, Beets, Teems, Teetor, Kees, Dees, Teer, Deets, Tweet

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Where is the Teets family from?

You can see how Teets families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teets family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Teets families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Teets families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 27% of all the recorded Teets's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Teets families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teets surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teets ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teets. 21% of Teets men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Teets women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teets were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Waitress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Teets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teets 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Teets. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Teets. For the veterans among your Teets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teets lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Teets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Teets in 1953 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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