Tanlyn Family History

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Tanlyn 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, Tann, Tannen, Tally, Hanlon, Tamblyn, Tangen, Tandy, Tandon

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Tanlyn Family Origin

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Tanlyn Family Occupations

What did your Tanlyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Watchman was the top reported job for people in the US named Tanlyn.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Watchman
    100%

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

Tanlyn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16 census records available for the last name Tanlyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tanlyn 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Tanlyn. 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 2 military records available for the last name Tanlyn. For the veterans among your Tanlyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tanlyn Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanlyn 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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