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Tabak Family History

Tabak Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and Polish; Slovak (also Tabák): metonymic occupational name for a tobacco merchant from German Tabak Polish dialect and Slovak tabak (all ultimately from Spanish tabaco a word of Caribbean origin). Tobacco was introduced to Europe in the 16th century. Dutch: occupational name for a butcher or hog breeder from Middle Dutch tucbake from tucken ‘to pull to push to strike’ + bake ‘hog’. Turkish Bosniak and Croatian: occupational name for a tanner from Turkish tabak which is also a loanword in Bosnian and Croatian. Compare Toback .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Tabaka, Tabor, Raak, Taran, Sabat, Taback, Abad, Raba, Haba, Tatar

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Where is the Tabak family from?

You can see how Tabak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tabak family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Tabak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Tabak families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Tabak's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Tabak families in 1891.
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What did your Tabak ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Tabak. 100% of Tabak women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tabak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tabak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tabak. 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 Cards

There are 484 military records available for the last name Tabak. For the veterans among your Tabak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tabak lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tabak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Tabak in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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