Tani Family History

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Tani Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal names Gaetano or Ottaviano. Japanese: topographic name meaning ‘valley’, taken by many families. It is found chiefly in western Japan. The most ancient bearers are listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. Tani is also a common element in many other surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Tano, Sani, Tank, Yano, Tanzi, Otani, Tanji, Zani, Toni, Mani

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Tani Family Origin

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Tani Family Occupations

What did your Tani ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Tani.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fisherman

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Tani Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tani 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tani. 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 Tani. For the veterans among your Tani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tani Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tani in 1953 was 52, and 66 in 2004.

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