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Tango Name Meaning

Italian: probably from a personal name of Germanic origin composed with the element thank ‘thought’.

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


Similar surnames: Tasso, Tano, Mango, Gano, Sanzo, Lano, Tagge, Mingo, Fago, Bungo

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Where is the Tango family from?

You can see how Tango families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tango family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Tango families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Tango families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Tango's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Tango families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tango surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tango ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tango. 60% of Tango men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Tango women worked as an Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Grocer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    100%
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What Tango family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 932 census records available for the last name Tango. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tango census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 503 immigration records available for the last name Tango. 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 Cards

There are 256 military records available for the last name Tango. For the veterans among your Tango ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tango lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tango life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Tango in 1956 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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