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The surname Tevis 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.

Tevis Early Origins



The surname Tevis was first found in County Cavan, and the north of County Meath.

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Tevis Spelling Variations


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Tevis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tevlin, O'Tevlin, Tevelin and others.

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Tevis Early History


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Tevis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tevis research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1798 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Tevis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tevis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tevis Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tevis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tevis Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Tevis, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752-1753 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tevis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tevis (post 1700)



  • Paul Tevis, American Ennie-award winning podcaster
  • Lloyd Tevis (1824-1899), American banker and capitalist, President of Wells Fargo & Company from 1872 to 1892
  • Peter Tevis (1937-2006), American folk singer
  • Walter Stone Tevis (1928-1984), American novelist and short story writer, three of his novels were adapted into major films: The Hustler, The Color of Money and The Man Who Fell to Earth

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Tevis Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  8. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  9. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Tevis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tevis Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 10 April 2015 at 14:18.

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