Telles Family History

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Telles Name Meaning

Portuguese (Teles): patronymic from the medieval personal name Tellus, probably of Germanic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Tellez, Nelles, Tilles, Gelles, Alles, Kellis, Beller, Feltes, Teller

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Telles Family Origin

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Telles Family Occupations

What did your Telles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Telles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Telles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Telles family was Freighter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Telles.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Freighter


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

Telles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Telles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Telles 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Telles. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Telles. For the veterans among your Telles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Telles Life Expectancy

What is the average Telles lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Telles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Telles in 1944 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Telles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Telles 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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