Tienken Family History

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Tienken Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of the personal names Augustin (see Augustine) or Martin.

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


Similar surnames: Tieken, Siefken, Wiemken, Dieken, Henken, Menken, Hinken, Siefke

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Tienken Family Origin

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Tienken Family Occupations

What did your Tienken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tienken. 8% of Tienken men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Tienken women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tienken were Mechanic and Chambermaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Butcher
    5%
  • Manager
    5%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Bookeeper
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Chambermaid
    8%

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

Tienken Historical Records

What Tienken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tienken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tienken 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 746 immigration records available for the last name Tienken. 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 324 military records available for the last name Tienken. For the veterans among your Tienken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tienken Life Expectancy

What is the average Tienken lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tienken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tienken in 1954 was 48, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tienken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tienken ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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