Terres Family History

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Terres Name Meaning

French: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from a place named with this word. German: unexplained. Scottish: variant of Terris. Catalan: plural variant of Catalan Terra. Catalan (Terrés): variant of Terrers, a habitational name from a derivative of Catalan terra, or possibly also variant of Tarrés, a habitational name from a town in Les Garrigues district, of the same origin as Terrers.

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

Similar surnames: Serres, Torres, Terris, Torre, Terra, Herren, Torrens, Hermes, Terry

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Terres Family Origin

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Terres Family Occupations

What did your Terres ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Terres occupation in the UK was Brass Founder. 33% of Terres's were Brass Founders. A less common occupation for the Terres family was Railway Engine Driver. Brass Founder and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Terres.

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  • Brass Founder

  • Joiner

  • Railway Engine Driver


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

Terres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Terres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terres 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Terres. 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 357 military records available for the last name Terres. For the veterans among your Terres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Terres Life Expectancy

What is the average Terres lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Terres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Terres in 1964 was 66, and 49 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Terres

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Terres 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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