Teer Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tear. Perhaps also a reduced form of Irish McTeer. Americanized spelling of German Thier or Dier.

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


Similar surnames: Teel, Peer, Tier, Geer, Keel, Keer, Tear, Steer, Deer, Teem

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Teer Family Origin

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Teer Family Occupations

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  • Labourer Iron Wks

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Beer Seller

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    6%

In 1881, Labourer Iron Wks, Shoemaker and Beer Seller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Teer. A less common occupation for the Teer family was Bricklayer. The most common Teer occupation in the UK was Labourer Iron Wks. 13% of Teer's were Labourer Iron Wkss.

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Teer Historical Records

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Teer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Teer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Teer in 1941 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Teer

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