Tiger Family History

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Tiger Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Taggart in County Dublin. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the unattested word þeudo ‘people’, ‘nation’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Tiger, Yiddish tiger ‘tiger’.

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

Similar surnames: Tager, Roger, Lier, Riger, Tyger, Deger, Eger, Nager, Miler, Rimer

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Tiger Family Origin

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Tiger Family Occupations

What did your Tiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Manager Electrical Factory and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tiger. 9% of Tiger men worked as an Assistant Manager Electrical Factory and 47% of Tiger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tiger were Confectioner (bread Maker) and Housewife Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Manager Electrical Factory
  • Baker
  • Catering
  • Confectioner (bread Maker)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cinema Attendant
  • Cook Housekeeper
  • Housewife Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Tiger Historical Records

What Tiger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tiger 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 Tiger. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Tiger. For the veterans among your Tiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Tiger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tiger in 1957 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tiger 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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