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Tagg Family History

Tagg Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): probably from a personal name based on Old English tacca ‘lamb’, ‘young sheep’. Anglicized form of Irish Tighe.

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


Similar surnames: Tag, Dagg, Stagg, Wagg, Fagg, Tagge, Hagg, Page, Lugg, Tade

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Where is the Tagg family from?

You can see how Tagg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tagg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tagg families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Tagg families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Tagg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tagg families in 1911.
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What did your Tagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tagg. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tagg. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tagg. For the veterans among your Tagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tagg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tagg in 1952 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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