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Tellman Name Meaning

German (Tellmann): variant of Tell 3 or of Tillmann (see Tilleman).

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


Similar surnames: Tillman, Kellman, Sellman, Hellman, Wellman, Mellman, Gellman

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Tellman Family Origin

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Tellman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Teamster

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tellman family was Brick Mason. The most common Tellman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Tellman's were Farmers. Farmer, Teamster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tellman.

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Tellman Historical Records

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Tellman Life Expectancy

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Famous Tellman Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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