Tena Family History

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Tena Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from any of the places called Tena or with Tena, or metonymic occupational name from Catalan tena ‘tent’, ‘booth’, ‘stall’ (Spanish tienda).

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

Similar surnames: Lena, Pena, Seda, Teng, Mena, Sens, Mina, Cea, Perna, Penka

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Tena Family Origin

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Tena Family Occupations

What did your Tena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tena. 42% of Tena men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Tena women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tena were Assembler and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Assembler

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tena Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tena 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tena. 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 Card

There are 115 military records available for the last name Tena. For the veterans among your Tena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tena Life Expectancy

What is the average Tena lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Tena in 1965 was 67, and 60 in 2004.

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