Tanburn Family History

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Tanburn Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Sanburn, Hanbury, Winburn, Banbury, Rayburn, Tanberg, Danbury

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Tanburn Family Origin

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Tanburn Family Occupations

What did your Tanburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Precious Stone Merchant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tanburn.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Precious Stone Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Tanburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 338 census records available for the last name Tanburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tanburn 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Tanburn. 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 4 military records available for the last name Tanburn. For the veterans among your Tanburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tanburn Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanburn 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tanburn

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