Tank Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a pet form of the personal name Thankmar (see Tamm). Indian (Gujarat): Hindu name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Tack, Rank, Tak, Tanck, Jank, Tano, Bank, Tani, Wank, Tanke

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Tank Family Origin

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Tank Family Occupations

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  • Shoe Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Tank occupation in Canada was Shoe Maker. 100% of Tank's were Shoe Makers.

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Tank Historical Records

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Tank Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Tank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tank in 1945 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tank

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