Tegge Family History

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Tegge Name Meaning

from Middle Low German tege ‘tithe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who collected tithes. from a Germanic personal name (see Tack).

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

Similar surnames: Hegge, Bagge, Feige, Tagge, Welge, Tatge, Tuggle, Temme, Egge, Wege

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Tegge Family Origin

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Tegge Family Occupations

What did your Tegge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Marchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tegge. A less common occupation for the Tegge family was At Home. The most common Tegge occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Tegge's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Marchant

  • At Home


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

Tegge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tegge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tegge 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 600 immigration records available for the last name Tegge. 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 573 military records available for the last name Tegge. For the veterans among your Tegge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tegge Life Expectancy

What is the average Tegge lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Tegge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tegge in 1959 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tegge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tegge 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.

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