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

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Marchant

    13%
  • At Home

    7%

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

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Tegge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tegge

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