Tellefsen Family History

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Tellefsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Tellef, a form of the Old Norse personal name þorleifr, composed of the name of the god þórr + leifr ‘heir’, ‘descendant’.

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

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Tellefsen Family Origin

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Tellefsen Family Occupations

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  • Sailor

    50%
  • Stone Cutter

    50%

In 1880, Sailor and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tellefsen. The most common Tellefsen occupation in the USA was Sailor. 50% of Tellefsen's were Sailors.

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Tellefsen Historical Records

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Tellefsen Life Expectancy

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