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

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Tate occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Tate's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tate family was Laborer. Farmer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tate.

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Tate Historical Records

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Tate Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tate

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