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Tavenner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an innkeeper, Anglo-Norman French taverner (Old French tavernier, Late Latin tabernarius from taberna ‘shop’, ‘inn’).

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


Similar surnames: Tavernier, Lavender, Tanner, Venner, Jenner, Banner, Ravenel, Tenner

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Where is the Tavenner family from?

You can see how Tavenner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tavenner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Tavenner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Tavenner families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Tavenner's in the UK. Gloucestershire had the highest population of Tavenner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tavenner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tavenner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tavenner. 27% of Tavenner men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Tavenner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tavenner were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tavenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tavenner 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Tavenner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tavenner. For the veterans among your Tavenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tavenner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tavenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tavenner in 1954 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

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