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Tandy Family History

Tandy Name Meaning

English (West Midlands) and Irish: from the Middle English personal name Tandy a pet form of Andrew . Compare Dandy . The surname has been in Ireland since the 14th century especially in County Meath.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Dandy, Andy, Sandy, Candy, Gandy, Hendy, Gundy, Tacey, Janey, Caddy

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Where is the Tandy family from?

You can see how Tandy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tandy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tandy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 21 Tandy families living in Kentucky. This was about 53% of all the recorded Tandy's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Tandy families in 1840.
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What did your Tandy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tandy. 17% of Tandy men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Tandy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tandy were Salesman and Cook. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Mechanic
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Tandy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tandy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tandy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Tandy. For the veterans among your Tandy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tandy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tandy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tandy in 1947 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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