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Tankard Name Meaning

from a Norman personal name, Tancard, composed of the Germanic words þank ‘thought’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. metonymic occupational name for a maker of barrels and drinking vessels, or a nickname for a hardened drinker, from Middle English tankard ‘tub’, ‘cup’ (apparently a borrowing from Middle Dutch).

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


Similar surnames: Packard, Manard, Stannard, Savard, Bankard, Hansard, Manhardt, Cunard

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Tankard Family Origin

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Tankard Family Occupations

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  • Bottle Maker

    2%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Coke Burner

    2%
  • Hatter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tankard family was Hatter. Bottle Maker, Carter and Coke Burner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tankard. The most common Tankard occupation in the UK was Bottle Maker. 2% of Tankard's were Bottle Makers.

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