Taggart Family History

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Taggart Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of McTaggart, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an t-Sagairt ‘son of the priest’, from sagart ‘priest’. Marriage by members of the clergy was prohibited after the 12th century, but was frequently practised nevertheless.

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

Similar surnames: Mctaggart, Haggart, Taggert, Tarrant, Tagert, Haggerty, Mactaggart

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Taggart Family Origin

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Taggart Family Occupations

What did your Taggart ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Taggart. 39% of Taggart men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Taggart women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taggart were Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Logger
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Servant

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

Taggart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 73,000 census records available for the last name Taggart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taggart 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Taggart. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Taggart. For the veterans among your Taggart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taggart Life Expectancy

What is the average Taggart lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Taggart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Taggart in 1946 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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