Tank Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a pet form of the personal name Thankmar (see Tamm). Indian (Gujarat): Hindu name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Tack, Rank, Tak, Tanck, Jank, Tano, Bank, Tani, Wank, Tanke

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Tank Family Origin

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Tank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Grocer

    10%
  • (Corn) Miller Emp 8 Men 5 Boys

    5%

In 1881, the most common Tank occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Tank's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tank. A less common occupation for the Tank family was (Corn) Miller Emp 8 Men 5 Boys.

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Tank Historical Records

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Tank Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Tank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tank in 1945 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tank

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