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Telgenhof Family History

Telgenhof Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tegethoff, Ellenson, Teigen, Hilgendorf, Jergenson, Wellendorf

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Where is the Telgenhof family from?

You can see how Telgenhof families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Telgenhof family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Telgenhof family living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Telgenhof's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Telgenhof families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Telgenhof surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Telgenhof ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the US named Telgenhof. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    100%
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What Telgenhof family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 169 census records available for the last name Telgenhof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Telgenhof 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Telgenhof. 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 20 military records available for the last name Telgenhof. For the veterans among your Telgenhof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Telgenhof lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Telgenhof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Telgenhof in 1962 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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