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Tabbert Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German tabbert Middle Dutch tabbaert ‘tabard’ a sleeveless overgarment worn by men in the Middle Ages (ultimately from French tabard from Late Latin tabardum). The surname may be a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a tabard a nickname referring to a garment of livery perhaps worn by a herald or a metonymic occupational name for a tailor. North German and East Frisian: from a Frisian personal name Tjabbert composed of the ancient Germanic elements theud ‘people race’ + berht ‘bright’ or from a shortened form of the ancient Germanic personal name Dagobert (from Old High German tac ‘day’ + berht ‘bright’).

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


Similar surnames: Taubert, Lambert, Albert, Talbert, Halbert, Haubert, Ebbert, Dobbert

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Where is the Tabbert family from?

You can see how Tabbert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tabbert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tabbert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Tabbert families living in Ohio. This was about 80% of all the recorded Tabbert's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Tabbert families in 1840.
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What did your Tabbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tabbert. 34% of Tabbert men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Tabbert women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tabbert were Farming and Housekeeper. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 752 immigration records available for the last name Tabbert. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tabbert. For the veterans among your Tabbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tabbert lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tabbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tabbert in 1954 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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