Tenold Family History

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Tenold Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Sogn so named, from Old Norse Túnhváll, a compound of tún ‘enclosure’ + hváll ‘small hill’, ‘rise’.

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

Similar surnames: Devol, Penfold, Reynold, Triolo, Harold, Telford, Ewald, Konold

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Tenold Family Origin

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Tenold Family Occupations

What did your Tenold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tenold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Tenold's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Tenold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tenold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tenold 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 136 immigration records available for the last name Tenold. 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 136 military records available for the last name Tenold. For the veterans among your Tenold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tenold Life Expectancy

What is the average Tenold lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tenold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tenold in 1945 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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