Tehan Family History

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Tehan Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Tipperary, Leix, and Kilkenny): variant of Teahan.

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

Similar surnames: Teehan, Mehan, Lehan, Behen, Dean, Shehan, Teahan, Tolan, Began, Kean

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Tehan Family Origin

Where is the Tehan family from?

Tehan Family Occupations

What did your Tehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tehan. A less common occupation for the Tehan family was Carpenter. The most common Tehan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Tehan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Tehan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tehan 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Tehan. 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 730 military records available for the last name Tehan. For the veterans among your Tehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tehan Life Expectancy

What is the average Tehan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Tehan in 1957 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tehan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tehan 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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