Tabb Name Meaning

English: according to Reaney and Wilson, this is from a Middle English personal name derived from an unattested Old English one, Tæbba. The surname is found mainly in Cornwall, so it could in fact be from a Cornish personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Tubb, Babb, Tabor, Tate, Mabb, Baab, Garb, Tagg, Babe, Raby

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Tabb Family Origin

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Tabb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tabb family was Keeping House. The most common Tabb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Tabb's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tabb.

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Tabb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Tabb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Tabb in 1942 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tabb

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