Tata Name Meaning

Italian: from the Germanic personal name Tata, Tada. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name, probably from Gujarati tat ‘father’ (Sanskrit tata). Albanian and Greek (Tatas): nickname from Albanian tatë ‘father’, ‘daddy’. Turkish and Greek: nickname for a stammerer, from Turkish and Arabic ta’ta’ ‘stammer’. Polish: nickname from Polish tata ‘papa’, ‘daddy’.

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


Similar surnames: Tatar, Tara, Kata, Lata, Bata, Tate, Kara, Fata, Lala, Topa

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Tata Family Origin

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Tata Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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In 1880, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tata. The most common Tata occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 50% of Tata's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Tata | Data not to scale

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Tata Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Tata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tata in 1962 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tata

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