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Tata Family History

Tata Name Meaning
Italian: from the Germanic personal name Tata, Tada.Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name, probably from Gujarati tat ‘father’ (Sanskrit tata).Albanian and Greek (Tatas): nickname from Albanian tatë ‘father’, ‘daddy’.Turkish and Greek: nickname for a stammerer, from Turkish and Arabic ta’ta’ ‘stammer’.Polish: nickname from Polish tata ‘papa’, ‘daddy’.

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

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609 Military Records
1,069 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tata Families

  • Number of Tata families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tata families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tata last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tata Family Origin

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Tata Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tata

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Tata Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Tata

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