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Teel Family History

Teel Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Thiel . English: variant of Teale . This form of the surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Teer, Keel, Beel, Teal, Deel, Steel, Teem, Theel, Seel, Peel

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Where is the Teel family from?

You can see how Teel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Teel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Teel families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Teel's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Teel families in 1911.
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What did your Teel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Teel. 79% of Teel men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Teel women worked as a Clerk. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Teel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Teel. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Teel. For the veterans among your Teel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Teel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Teel in 1947 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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