Tannen Family History

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Tannen Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony or Baden named with German Tannen ‘pine’, or from a short form of any of the many compound names formed with this element. Jewish (American): shortened form of Tannenbaum.

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


Similar surnames: Dannen, Tanner, Annen, Hannen, Nannen, Tangen, Langen, Tawney, Hanner

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Tannen Family Origin

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Tannen Family Occupations

What did your Tannen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tannen. 12% of Tannen men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Tannen women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tannen were Actor and Beautician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Actor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    12%
  • School Teacher
    8%
  • Actress
    4%
  • Beautician
    4%

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

Tannen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tannen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tannen 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 583 immigration records available for the last name Tannen. 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 724 military records available for the last name Tannen. For the veterans among your Tannen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tannen Life Expectancy

What is the average Tannen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tannen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tannen in 1960 was 56, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tannen

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