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Tattam Family History

Tattam Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tatham, Tatar, Datta, Tata, Latham, Kattan, Sattar, Mattas, Matta

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Where is the Tattam family from?

You can see how Tattam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tattam family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Tattam families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 55 Tattam families living in Buckinghamshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Tattam's in United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire had the highest population of Tattam families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tattam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tattam ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tattam. 54% of Tattam men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 73% of Tattam women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tattam were Boot Repairer Maste and Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    54%
  • Small Holder Dairy
    16%
  • General Labourer Brickw
    16%
  • Boot Repairer Maste
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Private Means
    6%
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What Tattam family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tattam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tattam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 210 immigration records available for the last name Tattam. 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 Cards

There are 161 military records available for the last name Tattam. For the veterans among your Tattam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tattam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2000, in the United States, Tattam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tattam in 1962 was 82, and 95 in 2000.

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