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Tevlin Family History

Tevlin Name Meaning

Irish (Counties Cavan and Meath): reduced form of O’Tevlin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Teibhlin ‘descendant of Teibhlin’, a personal name of unknown origin (possibly related to Shevlin).

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


Similar surnames: Devlin, Nevin, Shevlin, Heslin, Tessin, Newlin, Kevin, Timlin, Rivlin

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Where is the Tevlin family from?

You can see how Tevlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tevlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tevlin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Tevlin families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Tevlin's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Tevlin families in 1911.
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What did your Tevlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Machinist was the top reported job for people in the CA named Tevlin. .

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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

  • Machinist
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tevlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tevlin 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Tevlin. 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 668 military records available for the last name Tevlin. For the veterans among your Tevlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tevlin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tevlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tevlin in 1963 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

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