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Tanguay Family History

Tanguay Name Meaning
French (Breton) and English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, a contraction of Tanneguy, from Breton tan ‘fire’, and ki, ‘dog’, which was borne by a 6th-century Christian saint associated with Paul Aurelian. The name was introduced to England at the time of the Norman Conquest.

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

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Name Distribution of Tanguay Families

  • Number of Tanguay families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tanguay families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tanguay last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tanguay Family Origin

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Tanguay Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tanguay

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Tanguay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Tanguay

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