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Tejera Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Tejera, from a derivative of tejo ‘yew tree’ (Latin taxus).

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

Similar surnames: Tejeda, Tejada, Ribera, Terra, Reder, Reker, Tavera, Najera, Trevena

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Where is the Tejera family from?

You can see how Tejera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tejera family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Tejera families living in Arizona. This was about 25% of all the recorded Tejera's in USA. Arizona had the highest population of Tejera families in 1920.
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What did your Tejera ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 773 census records available for the last name Tejera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tejera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tejera. 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 Cards

There are 74 military records available for the last name Tejera. For the veterans among your Tejera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tejera lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tejera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tejera in 1953 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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