Taggart Family History

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Taggart Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McTaggart, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an t-Sagairt ‘son of the priest’, from sagart ‘priest’. Marriage by members of the clergy was prohibited after the 12th century, but was frequently practised nevertheless.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mctaggart, Haggart, Taggert, Tarrant, Tagert, Haggerty, Mactaggart

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Taggart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Taggart name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Taggart. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    26%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Taggart Family Origin

Where is the Taggart family from?

Taggart Family Occupations

What did your Taggart ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Taggart occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Taggart's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Taggart. A less common occupation for the Taggart family was Labourer.

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Taggart ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Taggart Historical Records

What Taggart family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 73,000 census records available for the last name Taggart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taggart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Taggart. 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 Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Taggart. For the veterans among your Taggart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taggart Life Expectancy

What is the average Taggart lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Taggart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Taggart in 1946 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Taggart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taggart ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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