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Teran Name Meaning

Spanish (Terán): habitational name from Terán in Santander province.

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


Similar surnames: Toran, Thran, Tena, Terp, Dean, Koran, German, Taran, Gran, Tebay

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Where is the Teran family from?

You can see how Teran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teran family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teran families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Teran family living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Teran's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Teran families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teran surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Teran. 37% of Teran men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Teran women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teran were Farm Laborer and Cleaner.

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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

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    34%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Cleaner
    23%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Teran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teran 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Teran. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Teran. For the veterans among your Teran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teran lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Teran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Teran in 1945 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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