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Terrian Name Meaning

Altered form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered form Therrien .

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

Similar surnames: Therrian, Therrien, Berrian, Herriman, Herrin, Ferran, Dorrian

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Where is the Terrian family from?

You can see how Terrian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Terrian family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Terrian families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Terrian families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Terrian's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Terrian families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Terrian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Terrian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Terrian. 47% of Terrian men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • New Worker
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Terrian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terrian 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 119 immigration records available for the last name Terrian. 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 218 military records available for the last name Terrian. For the veterans among your Terrian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Terrian lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Terrian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Terrian in 1956 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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