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Taveares Family History

Taveares Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tavares, Tabares, Taveras, Tavarez, Terres, Travers, Taverna

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Where is the Taveares family from?

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

What did your Taveares ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Taveares ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Taveares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taveares 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Taveares. 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 1 military records available for the last name Taveares. For the veterans among your Taveares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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