Tate Family History

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Tate Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Tata, possibly a short form of various compound names with the obscure first element tat, or else a nursery formation. This surname is common and widespread in Britain; the chief area of concentration is northeastern England, followed by northern Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Tade, Pate, Tates, Taute, Tarte, Bate, Tite, Tata, Nate, Fante

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Tate Family Origin

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Tate Family Occupations

What did your Tate ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tate. 40% of Tate men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Tate women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tate were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Teacher

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

Tate Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 329,000 census records available for the last name Tate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tate 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Tate. 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 70,000 military records available for the last name Tate. For the veterans among your Tate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tate Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tate in 1940 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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