Tella Family History

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Tella Name Meaning

Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name meaning ‘white’ in Telugu. Aragonese and Galician: probably a habitational name from places in Uesca (Aragon) or A Coruña (Galicia) called Tella, possibly from tella ‘(roof) tile’ (Latin tegula). Italian: from Tella, a feminine form of Tello (see also La Tella).

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


Similar surnames: Bella, Stella, Pella, Mella, Tello, Sella, Cella, Palla, Rella, Tell

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Tella Family Origin

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Tella Family Occupations

What did your Tella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tella occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 67% of Tella's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Milliner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tella.

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  • Carpenter

    67%
  • Milliner

    33%

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

Tella Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Tella Life Expectancy

What is the average Tella lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tella in 1943 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tella 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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