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Tellis Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish Tullis.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Nellis, Tullis, Bellis, Gellis, Kellis, Tillis, Telles

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Tellis Family Origin

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Tellis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farm Laborer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tellis family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tellis. The most common Tellis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Tellis's were Farmers.

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Tellis Historical Records

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Tellis Life Expectancy

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