Tabak Family History

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Tabak Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a seller of tobacco, from German Tabak, Yiddish and Ukrainian tabik (all ultimately from Spanish tabaco, a word of Caribbean origin). Tobacco was introduced to Europe in the 16th century. Turkish: occupational name for a tanner, Turkish tabak. Dutch: occupational name for a butcher or hog breeder, from Middle Dutch tucbake, from tucken ‘to pull, push, or strike’ + bake ‘hog’.

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

Similar surnames: Tabaka, Tabor, Raak, Taran, Sabat, Taback, Abad, Raba, Haba, Tatar

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Tabak Family Origin

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Tabak Family Occupations

What did your Tabak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tabak. 24% of Tabak men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Tabak women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tabak were Paper Dealer and Saleswoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Butcher
  • Paper Dealer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Maid
  • Buyer
  • Saleswoman

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

Tabak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tabak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tabak 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 Tabak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 484 military records available for the last name Tabak. For the veterans among your Tabak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tabak Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tabak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Tabak in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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