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Tatman Family History

Tatman Name Meaning

English: either a name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Tate, or from an unattested Old English personal name, Tatmann.

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


Similar surnames: Titman, Patman, Oatman, Radman, Totman, Talman, Putman, Batman

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Where is the Tatman family from?

You can see how Tatman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tatman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tatman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Tatman families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Tatman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tatman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tatman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tatman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tatman. 26% of Tatman men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Tatman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tatman were Carpenter and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Stenographer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Tatman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tatman 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 786 immigration records available for the last name Tatman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tatman. For the veterans among your Tatman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tatman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tatman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tatman in 1945 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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