Tapscott Family History

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Tapscott Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name probably from Tascott in North Petherwin, Devon. There are no early spellings of this place name, but could perhaps be ‘Tapp’s cottage(s)’, from the Middle English surname Tapp.

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


Similar surnames: Talcott, Arscott, Linscott, Prescott, Muscott, Escott, Pott, Addicott

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Tapscott Family Origin

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Tapscott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tapscott. The most common Tapscott occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Tapscott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tapscott family was Dressmaker.

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Tapscott Historical Records

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Tapscott Life Expectancy

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