Tackett Family History

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Tackett Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from a place called Tecket in North Tyndale.

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

Similar surnames: Hackett, Bickett, Baskett, Beckett, Tuckett, Tackitt, Hazlett

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Tackett Family Origin

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Tackett Family Occupations

What did your Tackett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tackett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Tackett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tackett family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tackett.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Works On Farm


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

Tackett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Tackett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tackett 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Tackett. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Tackett. For the veterans among your Tackett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tackett Life Expectancy

What is the average Tackett lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tackett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tackett in 1940 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tackett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tackett 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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