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Te Family History

Te Name Meaning

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 戴 see Dai Vietnamese (Tề): from the Chinese surname 齊 see Qi Cambodian: written តែ corresponding to the Khmer word meaning ‘tea’. It may also be of Chinese origin (compare above). Filipino: of Chinese origin see 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Teh, Tu, To, Tea, Ge, Tse, Ty, Teo, Ye, Au

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Where is the Te family from?

You can see how Te families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Te family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Te families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Te families living in Utah. This was about 45% of all the recorded Te's in USA. Utah had the highest population of Te families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Te surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Te ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Te. 85% of Te women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housemaid
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Te. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Te 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Te. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Te. For the veterans among your Te ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Te lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Te life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Te in 1966 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

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