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Tanzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a skilled or enthusiastic dancer, or, as a German name, an occupational name for a professional acrobat, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, German tanzen ‘to dance’ (from Old French danser; the initial t- is the result of hypercorrection of a presumed Low German form). Among Jews, the name may have been taken by Chasidim, since members of this branch of Jewry (which arose in the 18th century) place great emphasis on dancing, and in some cases the name may have been ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Panzer, Tanner, Mander, Tanger, Sanger, Panter, Lander, Danzer

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Tanzer Family Origin

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Tanzer Family Occupations

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  • Farm Lab

    25%
  • Formerly Frame Work Knitter

    25%
  • Lace Manufacturer

    25%
  • Tea Dealer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Tanzer occupation in the UK was Farm Lab. 25% of Tanzer's were Farm Labs. Farm Lab, Formerly Frame Work Knitter and Lace Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanzer. A less common occupation for the Tanzer family was Tea Dealer.

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Tanzer Historical Records

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Tanzer Life Expectancy

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