5,812 TEW members around the world
Stay informed about TEW Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
TEW Family HistoryThis interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may be of English locational origin from the Parishes of Great, Little or Duns Tew, all in Oxfordshire, recorded as Tewe and Teowe in the Domesday Book of 1086, and later appeared specifically as Tiwa Magna, in the Pipe Rolls of Oxfordshire (1165), Parva Tiwe, in the Curia Regis Rolls of that county (1207), and donestiva, in the Calendar of Charters and Rolls, Oxfordshire (circa 1200). The name derives from the Old English pre 7th Century element "tiewe" meaning a row or ridge, impling a "lengthy object", and Tew may have been the name of the long ridge at which the places are.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous TEW (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the TEW tribe
- Find your TEW ancestor
- Tell us about your TEW Family
- Tell us about your TEW ancestors
- Ask a question about the TEW history
- Leave a message for TEW family members
Invite more TEW family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the TEW tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest