Tamanaha Family History

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Tamanaha Name Meaning

Japanese: written with the characters for ‘ball’ and ‘Naha’ (the name of the main city on the island of Okinawa). The surname is found in the Ryukyu islands.

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

Similar surnames: Tanaka, Yamanaka, Takayama, Takenaka, Yamagata, Tahara, Nakahara

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Tamanaha Family Origin

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Tamanaha Family Occupations

What did your Tamanaha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tamanaha. 25% of Tamanaha men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Tamanaha women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tamanaha were Field Laborer and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Contract Grower
  • Irrigating Sugar Cane
  • Field Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Waitress
  • Cook

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

Tamanaha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 637 census records available for the last name Tamanaha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tamanaha 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 Tamanaha. 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 190 military records available for the last name Tamanaha. For the veterans among your Tamanaha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tamanaha Life Expectancy

What is the average Tamanaha lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tamanaha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tamanaha in 1957 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tamanaha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tamanaha 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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