Tea Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): probably a variant of Tye. Compare Tee. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Thie. Cambodian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Teat, Teas, Teal, Sea, Tear, Lea, Tee, Deal, Te, Rea

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Tea Family Origin

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Tea Family Occupations

What did your Tea ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tea occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 29% of Tea's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Brewers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tea. A less common occupation for the Tea family was Coachman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Brewers Labourer

  • Coachman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tea ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tea 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Tea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Tea. For the veterans among your Tea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tea Life Expectancy

What is the average Tea lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tea in 1963 was 81, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tea 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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