Tiegs Family History

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Tiegs Name Meaning

North German (including Rhineland): from a reduced form of the personal name Matthiges, a form of Matthias (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Thies, Thiess, Dies, Tigges, Nies, Theys, Wiens, Tietz, Rings, Ziems

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Tiegs Family Origin

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Tiegs Family Occupations

What did your Tiegs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tiegs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tiegs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and House Mover were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tiegs. A less common occupation for the Tiegs family was Washes.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • House Mover

  • Washes


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

Tiegs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tiegs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tiegs 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Tiegs. 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 508 military records available for the last name Tiegs. For the veterans among your Tiegs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tiegs Life Expectancy

What is the average Tiegs lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tiegs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tiegs in 1956 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tiegs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tiegs 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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