Ternes Family History

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Ternes Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Maternus, from Latin, ‘the maternal (i.e. motherly) one’. Compare Mattern.

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


Similar surnames: Tennis, Ehnes, Berns, Tewes, Benes, Turner, Berner, Terres, Werner

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Ternes Family Origin

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Ternes Family Occupations

What did your Ternes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Drapers Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ternes. 25% of Ternes men worked as a Drapers Salesman and 40% of Ternes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ternes were Private Means and Upholsterer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Drapers Salesman
    25%
  • Engineers Buttermaker Now Worker Carpent Inspection In Exchangentist Dept G Painting Motor Boding Acc
    25%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Private Means
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Cotton Winder
    20%
  • Tailoress
    20%
  • Upholsterer
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ternes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ternes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ternes 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 646 immigration records available for the last name Ternes. 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 834 military records available for the last name Ternes. For the veterans among your Ternes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ternes Life Expectancy

What is the average Ternes lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ternes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Ternes in 1955 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ternes

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