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Tepe Family History

Tepe Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: variant of Tebbe.

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


Similar surnames: Tepp, Heye, Tepper, Temme, Beye, Tye, Tape, Zepf, Tear, Teer

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Where is the Tepe family from?

You can see how Tepe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tepe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tepe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 35 Tepe families living in Ohio. This was about 21% of all the recorded Tepe's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Tepe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tepe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tepe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tepe. 31% of Tepe men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Tepe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tepe were Mechanic and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Mechanic
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Comptometer Operator
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
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What Tepe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tepe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tepe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 601 immigration records available for the last name Tepe. 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 Cards

There are 865 military records available for the last name Tepe. For the veterans among your Tepe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tepe lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tepe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tepe in 1955 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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