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Terporten Family History

Terporten Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Porten, Terrien, Trouten, De Porter, Porter, Terres, Trotter, Toren

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Where is the Terporten family from?

You can see how Terporten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Terporten family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Terporten family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Terporten's in USA. California had the highest population of Terporten families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Terporten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Terporten ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 6 census records available for the last name Terporten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terporten 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Terporten. 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 20 military records available for the last name Terporten. For the veterans among your Terporten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Terporten lifespan?

Average Terporten life expectancy in 1966 was 87 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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