Tarango Family History

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Tarango Name Meaning

probably from a native American language (Mexico): possibly habitational name from Tarango, a mountain range called Tarango in Mexico. The name is commonly found in the Chihuahua region, but not in current Spain.

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

Similar surnames: Taranto, Turano, Varano, Arango, Takano, Naranjo, Marano, Carano

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Tarango Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tarango name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tarango. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Tarango Family Origin

Where is the Tarango family from?

Tarango Family Occupations

What did your Tarango ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cook For Freighters and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tarango. The most common Tarango occupation in the USA was Cook For Freighters. 50% of Tarango's were Cook For Freighterss.

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  • Cook For Freighters

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tarango ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tarango Historical Records

What Tarango family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tarango. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarango 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 895 immigration records available for the last name Tarango. 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 473 military records available for the last name Tarango. For the veterans among your Tarango ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarango Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarango lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tarango life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tarango in 1940 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarango

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarango 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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