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Tabor Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle English, Old French tabo(u)r ‘drum’. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Tábor. Czech and Slovak (Tábor) and Jewish (from Bohemia): habitational name from the city of Tábor in southern Bohemia. This was a center of the Hussite movement; in Czech it came to denote a member of the radical wing of the Hussite movement.

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

Similar surnames: Thor, Tibor, Haber, Gabor, Tatar, Tabb, Bator, Javor, Sambor, Talbot

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Where is the Tabor family from?

You can see how Tabor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tabor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tabor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 54 Tabor families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Tabor's in USA. New York had the highest population of Tabor families in 1840.
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What did your Tabor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tabor. 20% of Tabor men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Tabor women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tabor were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Maid
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Tabor. 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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There are 14,000 military records available for the last name Tabor. For the veterans among your Tabor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tabor lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tabor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tabor in 1946 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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