Ternus Family History

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Ternus Name Meaning

German: variant of Ternes.

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

Similar surnames: Berns, Ternes, Terres, Tennis, Tenner, Thrun, Brous, Markus, Erno

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Ternus Family Origin

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Ternus Family Occupations

What did your Ternus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ternus occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 100% of Ternus's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner


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Ternus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 608 census records available for the last name Ternus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ternus 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Ternus. 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 87 military records available for the last name Ternus. For the veterans among your Ternus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ternus Life Expectancy

What is the average Ternus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ternus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Ternus in 1963 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ternus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ternus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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