Tallant Family History

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Tallant Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a tailor or nickname for a good swordsman, from taillant ‘cutting’, present participle of Old French tailler ‘to cut’ (Late Latin taliare, from talea ‘(plant) cutting’). English: variant spelling of Tallent. Irish: of English origin, recorded in Ireland from the 16th century; also a variant form of Tallon.

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

Similar surnames: Gallant, Tallon, Calland, Galant, Allan, Allman, Tarrant, Vaillant

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Tallant Family Origin

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Tallant Family Occupations

What did your Tallant ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tallant. 34% of Tallant men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Tallant women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tallant were Truck Driver and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Secretary
  • Housekeeper
  • House Work

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

Tallant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tallant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tallant 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Tallant. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tallant. For the veterans among your Tallant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tallant Life Expectancy

What is the average Tallant lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tallant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tallant in 1950 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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