Tannen Family History

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Tannen Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony or Baden named with German Tannen ‘pine’, or from a short form of any of the many compound names formed with this element. Jewish (American): shortened form of Tannenbaum.

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

Similar surnames: Dannen, Tanner, Annen, Hannen, Nannen, Tangen, Langen, Tawney, Hanner

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Tannen Family Origin

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Tannen Family Occupations

What did your Tannen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tannen occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 100% of Tannen's were Blacksmiths.

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Tannen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tannen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tannen 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 583 immigration records available for the last name Tannen. 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 724 military records available for the last name Tannen. For the veterans among your Tannen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tannen Life Expectancy

What is the average Tannen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tannen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tannen in 1960 was 56, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tannen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tannen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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