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Tavarez Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Portuguese Tavares.

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

Similar surnames: Tavares, Labare, Alverez, Avary, Nevarez, Cazarez, Casarez, Tavera

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Where is the Tavarez family from?

You can see how Tavarez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tavarez family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Tavarez families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Tavarez family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Tavarez's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Tavarez families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tavarez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tavarez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Peddler and Sirviente were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tavarez. 38% of Tavarez men worked as a Peddler and 60% of Tavarez women worked as a Sirviente. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tavarez were Gardener and Packer.

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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

  • Peddler
  • Laborer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sirviente
  • Packer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tavarez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tavarez 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tavarez. 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 197 military records available for the last name Tavarez. For the veterans among your Tavarez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tavarez lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tavarez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Tavarez in 1963 was 69, and 69 in 2004.

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