Terrance Family History

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Terrance Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Mac Toirdhealbhaigh (see Turley). Terence was sometimes used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic personal name Toirdhealbach.

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


Similar surnames: Torrence, Tarrant, Ferrante, Ferrando, Ferrand, France, Tarrance

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Terrance Family Origin

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Terrance Family Occupations

What did your Terrance ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Terrance. 10% of Terrance men worked as a Bricklayer and 34% of Terrance women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Terrance were Fitter and Mat Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    10%
  • Colliery Datal Work
    10%
  • Fishmongers Assistant
    10%
  • Fitter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Charwoman
    9%
  • Domestic Servant
    9%
  • Mat Maker
    9%

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

Terrance Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Terrance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terrance 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 315 immigration records available for the last name Terrance. 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 501 military records available for the last name Terrance. For the veterans among your Terrance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Terrance Life Expectancy

What is the average Terrance lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Terrance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Terrance in 1953 was 52, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Terrance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Terrance 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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