Tanger Family History

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Tanger Name Meaning

Northern German: from the Tanger river or a habitational name from any of several places so named in Brandenburg and Pomerania. North German: nickname for a waspish person, from Middle Low German tanger ‘strong’, ‘fresh’, ‘biting’, ‘sharp’.

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


Similar surnames: Sanger, Ranger, Tanzer, Stanger, Tanner, Manger, Wanger, Anger

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Tanger Family Origin

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Tanger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Teamster

    11%
  • Brickyard

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Teamster and Brickyard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanger. A less common occupation for the Tanger family was Carpenter. The most common Tanger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Tanger's were Farmers.

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Tanger Historical Records

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Tanger Life Expectancy

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