Tevlin Family History

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Tevlin Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Cavan and Meath): reduced form of O’Tevlin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Teibhlin ‘descendant of Teibhlin’, a personal name of unknown origin (possibly related to Shevlin).

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

Similar surnames: Devlin, Nevin, Shevlin, Heslin, Tessin, Newlin, Kevin, Timlin, Rivlin

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Tevlin Family Origin

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Tevlin Family Occupations

What did your Tevlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Blacksmith and Dock Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tevlin. The most common Tevlin occupation in the USA was Barber. 9% of Tevlin's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Tevlin family was Fireman Gas Works.

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  • Barber

  • Blacksmith

  • Dock Builder

  • Fireman Gas Works


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tevlin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tevlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tevlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tevlin 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Tevlin. 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 668 military records available for the last name Tevlin. For the veterans among your Tevlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tevlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Tevlin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tevlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tevlin in 1963 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tevlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tevlin 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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