Tegtmeier Family History

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Tegtmeier Name Meaning

German: status name for a steward (see Meyer) who collected tithes (Middle Low German teget, teigent ‘tithe’).

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

Similar surnames: Reitmeier, Altmeyer, Stegmaier, Bergmeier, Heitmeyer, Bredemeier

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Tegtmeier Family Origin

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Tegtmeier Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Tegtmeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 92% of Tegtmeier's were Farmers. Farmer and Retail Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tegtmeier.

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  • Farmer

  • Retail Grocer


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Tegtmeier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tegtmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tegtmeier 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 506 immigration records available for the last name Tegtmeier. 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 548 military records available for the last name Tegtmeier. For the veterans among your Tegtmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tegtmeier Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tegtmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tegtmeier in 1951 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

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