Targett Family History

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Targett Name Meaning

English: variant of Taggart. Possibly an altered spelling of French Target, a nickname for someone who carried a square buckler, Old French targe.

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

Similar surnames: Hargett, Argent, Largent, Barrett, Sargent, Garnett, Arnett, Carnett

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Targett Family Origin

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Targett Family Occupations

What did your Targett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Targett occupation in Canada was Domestic. 100% of Targett's were Domestics.

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  • Domestic


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Targett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Targett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Targett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Targett. 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 Targett. For the veterans among your Targett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Targett Life Expectancy

What is the average Targett lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Targett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Targett in 1950 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Targett 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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