Teel Family History

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Teel Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Thiel. Possibly also English or Scottish: variant spelling of Teal.

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

Similar surnames: Teer, Keel, Beel, Teal, Deel, Steel, Teem, Theel, Seel, Peel

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Teel Family Origin

Where is the Teel family from?

Teel Family Occupations

What did your Teel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Teel family was Farm Labourer. The most common Teel occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Teel's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Anuitant and Farm Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Teel.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Anuitant

  • Farm Lab

  • Farm Labourer


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

Teel Historical Records

What Teel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Teel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Teel

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Teel. 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 Teel. For the veterans among your Teel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teel Life Expectancy

What is the average Teel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Teel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Teel in 1947 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Teel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Teel 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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