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Tallent Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Talland in Cornwall, which is thought to be named as ‘hill-brow church site’, from Cornish tal + lann.

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


Similar surnames: Allen, Tallon, Tallant, Talbert, Mallen, Galler, Wallett, Bullen

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Tallent Family Origin

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Tallent Family Occupations

What did your Tallent ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tallent. 24% of Tallent men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Tallent women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tallent were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    5%

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

Tallent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Tallent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tallent 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 812 immigration records available for the last name Tallent. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Tallent. For the veterans among your Tallent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tallent Life Expectancy

What is the average Tallent lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tallent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tallent in 1951 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tallent 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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