Talmage Family History

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Talmage Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Talmadge. Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames, most likely from eastern Ashkenazic Tolmach, either an occupational name from Russian tolmach ‘interpreter’ or a habitational name from a village called Tolmach in Ukraine.

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

Similar surnames: Talmadge, Talman, Tallmadge, Dulmage, Wallace, Gamage, Palace

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Talmage Family Origin

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Talmage Family Occupations

What did your Talmage ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laundress, Labourer and (Carman) Mail Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Talmage. A less common occupation for the Talmage family was Ag Lab & Engine Driver. The most common Talmage occupation in the UK was Laundress. 10% of Talmage's were Laundresss.

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  • Laundress

  • Labourer

  • (Carman) Mail Driver

  • Ag Lab & Engine Driver


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Talmage Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Talmage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Talmage 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Talmage. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Talmage. For the veterans among your Talmage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Talmage Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Talmage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Talmage in 1953 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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