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Tatge Family History

Tatge Name Meaning

Frisian and North German: variant of Low German Thiedeke, a personal name based on Old Saxon thiod-, Germanic theudo- ‘people’ (see Tack).

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

Similar surnames: Tagge, Taake, Tade, Tate, Lage, Tegge, Taffe, Page, Stage, Tite

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Where is the Tatge family from?

You can see how Tatge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tatge family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Tatge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Tatge families living in Illinois. This was about 63% of all the recorded Tatge's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Tatge families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tatge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tatge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tatge. 49% of Tatge men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Tatge women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tatge were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Housework
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tatge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tatge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 179 immigration records available for the last name Tatge. 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 Cards

There are 199 military records available for the last name Tatge. For the veterans among your Tatge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tatge lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Tatge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Tatge in 1960 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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