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Tabak Family History

Tabak Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a seller of tobacco, from German Tabak, Yiddish and Ukrainian tabik (all ultimately from Spanish tabaco, a word of Caribbean origin). Tobacco was introduced to Europe in the 16th century.Turkish: occupational name for a tanner, Turkish tabak.Dutch: occupational name for a butcher or hog breeder, from Middle Dutch tucbake, from tucken ‘to pull, push, or strike’ + bake ‘hog’.

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

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452 Military Records
1,753 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tabak Families

  • Number of Tabak families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tabak families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tabak last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tabak Family Origin

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Tabak Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tabak

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Tabak Family Occupations

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Military Service by Tabak

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