Tangney Family History

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Tangney Name Meaning

Irish form of Tanguay. The name was introduced to England at the time of the Norman Conquest, and later taken to Kerry in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Tanguay, Tunney, Nanney, Cagney, Magner, Tanner, Tawney, Tannen

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Tangney Family Origin

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Tangney Family Occupations

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  • General Laborer

    40%
  • Chemist

    20%
  • Coachman (Dom)

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Tangney occupation in the UK was General Laborer. 40% of Tangney's were General Laborers. General Laborer, Chemist and Coachman (Dom) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tangney. A less common occupation for the Tangney family was Laborer.

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Tangney Historical Records

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Tangney Life Expectancy

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