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Tellman Name Meaning

German (Tellmann): variant of Tell 3 or of Tillmann (see Tilleman).

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


Similar surnames: Tillman, Kellman, Sellman, Hellman, Wellman, Mellman, Gellman

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Tellman Family Origin

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Tellman Family Occupations

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  • Boatman

    20%
  • Laborer Pensioner

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Painter & Paper Hanger

    20%

In 1881, the most common Tellman occupation in the UK was Boatman. 20% of Tellman's were Boatmans. A less common occupation for the Tellman family was Painter & Paper Hanger. Boatman, Laborer Pensioner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tellman.

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Tellman Historical Records

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Tellman Life Expectancy

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