Teigen Family History

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Teigen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads all over Norway, named with the definite singular of teig, from Old Norse teigr ‘strip of land’.

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


Similar surnames: Tangen, Heggen, Eiken, Eggen, Reiten, Bergen, Weiden, Leisen, Thien

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Teigen Family Origin

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Teigen Family Occupations

What did your Teigen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Teaching Norwegian were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Teigen. The most common Teigen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Teigen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Teaching Norwegian

    11%

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

Teigen Historical Records

What Teigen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Teigen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teigen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Teigen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Teigen. For the veterans among your Teigen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teigen Life Expectancy

What is the average Teigen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Teigen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Teigen in 1956 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Teigen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teigen 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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