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Taverna Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for an innkeeper, from taverna ‘inn’, ‘tavern’. habitational name from any of the many places in southern Italy named with this word, in particular one in Catanzaro province. Possibly also a shortened form of Greek Tavernakis, Tavern(i)aris ‘tavernkeeper’.

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


Similar surnames: Tavera, Davern, Avena, Verna, Perna, Tena, Haver, Madera, Vera

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Where is the Taverna family from?

You can see how Taverna families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taverna family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Taverna families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Taverna families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Taverna's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Taverna families in 1911.
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What did your Taverna ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Taverna. 50% of Taverna men worked as a Laborer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Foreman
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Taverna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taverna 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 997 immigration records available for the last name Taverna. 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 588 military records available for the last name Taverna. For the veterans among your Taverna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taverna lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Taverna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Taverna in 1952 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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