Tanly Family History

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Tanly 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: Tally, Tandy, Hanly, Manly, Taney, Ranly, Tang, Tan, Manley, Hanley

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Tanly Family Origin

Where is the Tanly family from?

Tanly Family Occupations

What did your Tanly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bookkeeper and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tanly. 34% of Tanly men worked as a Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Medical Doctor
    34%
  • Ore Tester
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%

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

Tanly Historical Records

What Tanly family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 146 census records available for the last name Tanly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tanly 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Tanly. 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 Tanly. For the veterans among your Tanly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tanly Life Expectancy

What is the average Tanly lifespan?

Average Tanly life expectancy in 1993 was 45 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tanly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanly 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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