Teig Family History

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Teig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German teic (modern German Teig) ‘dough’, Yiddish teyg. Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads, so named from Old Norse teigr ‘strip of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Feig, Stein, Steig, Lein, Wein, Heid, Reil, Selig, Heit, Thein

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Teig Family Origin

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Teig Family Occupations

What did your Teig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Teig. The most common Teig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Teig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Teig family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk

  • Laborer


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

Teig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Teig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teig 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 440 immigration records available for the last name Teig. 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 377 military records available for the last name Teig. For the veterans among your Teig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teig Life Expectancy

What is the average Teig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Teig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Teig in 1963 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teig 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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