Tatar Family History

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Tatar Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian (Tatár), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ethnic name or nickname from tatar ‘Tatar’. In some languages, e.g. Czech, the word came to be used as a nickname for a wild or uncontrolled man, while in 18th-century Hungary it became a nickname for a godless person. In some cases the name was given to people who had been captured by the Tatars. The surname is also found in Greek in the form Tataris and patronymic derivatives such as Tatarakis, Tataridis, and Tataroglou.

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

Similar surnames: Tata, Taran, Lazar, Tabor, Bitar, Haar, Cater, Tokar, Taras, Zalar

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Tatar Family Origin

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Tatar Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Tatar occupation in the USA was Housaekeeper. 50% of Tatar's were Housaekeepers. Housaekeeper and Keep House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tatar.

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  • Housaekeeper

  • Keep House


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Tatar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tatar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tatar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tatar. 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 841 military records available for the last name Tatar. For the veterans among your Tatar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tatar Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tatar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tatar in 1952 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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