Tewes Family History

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Tewes Name Meaning

German: from a personal name, a reduced short form of Matthäus (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Tews, Mewes, Dees, Thies, Tomes, Drewes, Rees, Toles, Kees, Mees

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Tewes Family Origin

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Tewes Family Occupations

What did your Tewes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Lock Maker (Smith) and Sock Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tewes. The most common Tewes occupation in the UK was Lock Maker (Smith). 50% of Tewes's were Lock Maker (Smith)s.

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  • Lock Maker (Smith)

  • Sock Maker


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

Tewes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tewes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tewes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tewes. 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 Tewes. For the veterans among your Tewes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tewes Life Expectancy

What is the average Tewes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tewes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tewes in 1948 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tewes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tewes 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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