Tapscott Family History

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Tapscott Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name probably from Tascott in North Petherwin, Devon. There are no early spellings of this place name, but could perhaps be ‘Tapp’s cottage(s)’, from the Middle English surname Tapp.

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


Similar surnames: Talcott, Arscott, Linscott, Prescott, Muscott, Escott, Pott, Addicott

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Tapscott Family Origin

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Tapscott Family Occupations

What did your Tapscott ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tapscott. 29% of Tapscott men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Tapscott women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tapscott were Farmer R and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Druggist
    8%
  • Farmer R
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    67%
  • Student
    34%

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

Tapscott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tapscott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tapscott 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 830 immigration records available for the last name Tapscott. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tapscott. For the veterans among your Tapscott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tapscott Life Expectancy

What is the average Tapscott lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tapscott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tapscott in 1949 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tapscott

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