Teves is a patrician family in The Netherlands with roots in Friesland as far back as 1680. Male ancestors were merchant seamen and businessmen. The surname is also found in the Azores. This project welcomes both groups and may be able to link them genetically. Patrilineal descendant of Teves ancestors can contribute Y-DNA test result to this project. Men and women descended from Teves ancestors are are welcome and will contribute to at-DNA analytics.