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Tarkington Family Origin

Where is the Tarkington family from?

Tarkington Family Occupations

What did your Tarkington ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tarkington. 16% of Tarkington men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Tarkington women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tarkington were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper

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

Tarkington Historical Records

What Tarkington family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tarkington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarkington 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 272 immigration records available for the last name Tarkington. 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 Tarkington. For the veterans among your Tarkington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarkington Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarkington lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tarkington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tarkington in 1942 was 24, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarkington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarkington 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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