Taran Family History

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Taran Name Meaning

Polish and Ukrainian: nickname for a man of powerful build, from Polish and Ukrainian taran ‘battering ram’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Ukrainian: either a nickname from Ukrainian taran ‘pock’, or a metonymic occupational name from another meaning of the same word, ‘tool used in a churn for butter making’.

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

Similar surnames: Baran, Tatar, Karan, Tarin, Tabak, Tara, Haran, Tahan, Taras, Kara

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Taran Family Origin

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Taran Family Occupations

What did your Taran ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Tinsmith was the top reported job for people in the CA named Taran. 40% of Taran men worked as a Tinsmith

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Tinsmith
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

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

Taran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Taran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taran 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 731 immigration records available for the last name Taran. 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 302 military records available for the last name Taran. For the veterans among your Taran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taran Life Expectancy

What is the average Taran lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Taran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Taran in 1953 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taran 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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