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Teehan Surname Meaning

Irish (Kerry): variant of Teahan .

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


Similar surnames: Tehan, Lenehan, Shehan, Mehan, Keehn, Keehan, Seeman, Feehan, Deehan

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Where is the Teehan family from?

You can see how Teehan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teehan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Teehan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Teehan family living in Cheshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Teehan's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Teehan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teehan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teehan. 23% of Teehan men worked as a Salesman and 27% of Teehan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Teehan were New Worker and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Police Officer
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Salesgirl
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Teehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teehan 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 596 immigration records available for the last name Teehan. 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 680 military records available for the last name Teehan. For the veterans among your Teehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teehan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Teehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Teehan in 1954 was 71, and 63 in 2004.

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