Tanja Family History

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Tanja 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: Taneja, Tanji, Tang, Tan, Rana, Taira, Landa, Dana, Hanna, Banda

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Tanja Family Origin

Where is the Tanja family from?

Tanja Family Occupations

What did your Tanja ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Janitor and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tanja.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress

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

Tanja Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34 census records available for the last name Tanja. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tanja 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 51 immigration records available for the last name Tanja. 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 10 military records available for the last name Tanja. For the veterans among your Tanja ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tanja Life Expectancy

What is the average Tanja lifespan?

Between 1978 and 1999, in the United States, Tanja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tanja in 1978 was 70, and 86 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tanja

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanja 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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