Tarrance Family History

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Tarrance Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and northern Irish Torrence.

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

Similar surnames: Tarrence, Torrance, Torrence, Terrance, Terrace, Currence, Dorrance

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Tarrance Family Origin

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Tarrance Family Occupations

What did your Tarrance ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carman, Confectioner-Master Employing 1girl and Formerly Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarrance. A less common occupation for the Tarrance family was Green Grocer. The most common Tarrance occupation in the UK was Carman. 11% of Tarrance's were Carmans.

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  • Carman

  • Confectioner-Master Employing 1girl

  • Formerly Carpet Weaver

  • Green Grocer


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

Tarrance Historical Records

What Tarrance family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tarrance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarrance 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Tarrance. 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 494 military records available for the last name Tarrance. For the veterans among your Tarrance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarrance Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarrance lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tarrance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tarrance in 1960 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarrance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarrance 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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