Tabor Family History

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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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Tabor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tabor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tabor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Tabor Family Origin

Where is the Tabor family from?

Tabor Family Occupations

What did your Tabor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tabor family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tabor. The most common Tabor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Tabor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tabor ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tabor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Tabor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tabor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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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Draft Card

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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Tabor Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tabor ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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