Talbot Family History

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Talbot Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert.

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

Similar surnames: Tallon, Talbert, Tabor, Talcott, Dalton, Talton, Malbon, Albo, Falcon

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Talbot Family Origin

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Talbot Family Occupations

What did your Talbot ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Talbot family was Farmer. The most common Talbot occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Talbot's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Talbot.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer


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

Talbot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 263,000 census records available for the last name Talbot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Talbot 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 33,000 immigration records available for the last name Talbot. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Talbot. For the veterans among your Talbot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Talbot Life Expectancy

What is the average Talbot lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Talbot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Talbot in 1942 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Talbot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Talbot 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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