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Teater Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Dieter .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Teate, Teter, Deater, Getter, Teeter, Teamer, Teters, Teer, Nester

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Where is the Teater family from?

You can see how Teater families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teater family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teater families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Teater families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Teater's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Teater families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teater surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teater ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teater. 43% of Teater men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Teater women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teater were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Keeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Teater. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teater 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Teater. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Teater. For the veterans among your Teater ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teater lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Teater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Teater in 1948 was 30, and 36 in 2004.

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