Tax Name Meaning

Spanish: perhaps a topographic name from Portuguese and Galician teixo ‘yew tree’ (Latin taxus). German: nickname from Middle High German dahs ‘badger’, also perhaps an occupational name for a breeder of dachshunds or for a hunter who used them.

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

Similar surnames: Lax, Dax, Wax, Max, Cap, Hau, Lau, Bax, Tan, Taub

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Tax Family Origin

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Tax Family Occupations

What did your Tax ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tax occupation in Canada was Piano Key Maker. 100% of Tax's were Piano Key Makers.

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Tax Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tax. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tax census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 546 immigration records available for the last name Tax. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Tax. For the veterans among your Tax ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tax Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tax life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Tax in 1963 was 80, and 81 in 2004.

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