The surname Teves is most likely derived from the Irish Gaelic O Teibhlin; however, there are some scholars, who think that this name came from O Seibhleain, and is simply a variant of the name Shevlin.
Early Origins of the Teves family
The surname Teves was first found in County Cavan
, and the north of County Meath.
Early History of the Teves family
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Teves Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Teves family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Teves family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Tevelen, who immigrated to Louisiana in 1720; James Tevlin, who settled in New York in 1835; Pat Tevelin, who was naturalized in South Carolina in 1841.
Contemporary Notables of the name Teves (post 1700)
- Miles Teves (b. 1963), American Hollywood artist and conceptual designer
- Margarito "Gary" B. Teves (b. 1943), Secretary of the Department of Finance of the Philippines