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Tatar Family History

Tatar Name Meaning
Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian (Tatár), and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ethnic name or nickname from tatar ‘Tatar’. In some languages, e.g. Czech, the word came to be used as a nickname for a wild or uncontrolled man, while in 18th-century Hungary it became a nickname for a godless person. In some cases the name was given to people who had been captured by the Tatars. AB, DM, BG The surname is also found in Greek in the form Tataris and patronymic derivatives such as Tatarakis, Tataridis, and Tataroglou.

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

25,612 Historical Documents with Tatar on Ancestry.com
20,022 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
781 Military Records
1,210 Immigration Records
1,716 Census and Voter Lists
1,883 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tatar Families

  • Number of Tatar families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tatar last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tatar census records

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Tatar Family Origin

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Tatar Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tatar

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Tatar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tatar census records

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Military Service by Tatar

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