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Teigland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Hordaland named in Old Norse as either Telgland or Teigland. In each case the second element is land ‘piece of land farmstead’; the first elements are respectively telg ‘bracken fern’ and teigr ‘strip of land’.

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

Similar surnames: Bergland, Hegland, England, Helland, Selland, Hetland, Ritland

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Where is the Teigland family from?

You can see how Teigland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teigland family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Teigland families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Teigland families living in Yorkshire. This was about 80% of all the recorded Teigland's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Teigland families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teigland surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teigland ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Teigland. 46% of Teigland men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Teigland women worked as a Secretary. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Sign Painter
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 667 census records available for the last name Teigland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teigland 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 892 immigration records available for the last name Teigland. 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 Cards

There are 145 military records available for the last name Teigland. For the veterans among your Teigland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teigland lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Teigland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Teigland in 1955 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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