Tanlon Family History

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Tanlon 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: Tallon, Hanlon, Tandon, Tanton, Manton, Cannon, Stanton, Tarlton

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Tanlon Family Origin

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Tanlon Family Occupations

What did your Tanlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Trimmer and Packing Room were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tanlon.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Trimmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packing Room
    100%

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

Tanlon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Tanlon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tanlon 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Tanlon. 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 Tanlon. For the veterans among your Tanlon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tanlon Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanlon 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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