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Tag Family History

Tag Name Meaning

English: variant of Tagg. Anglicized form of Irish Tighe. German: from a short form of the personal name Taggo or Tacco, itself a pet form of Dagobert.

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


Similar surnames: Tagg, Lau, Mak, Bar, Tay, Tye, Tax, Tan, Tal, Hau

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Where is the Tag family from?

You can see how Tag families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tag family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tag families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Tag family living in Pennsylvania. This was about 33% of all the recorded Tag's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Tag families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tag surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tag ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Owner and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tag. 28% of Tag men worked as an Owner and 60% of Tag women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tag were Caretaker and Nurse. .

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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

  • Owner
    28%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Caretaker
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    60%
  • Nurse
    40%
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What Tag family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tag census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 804 immigration records available for the last name Tag. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Tag. For the veterans among your Tag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tag lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Tag in 1965 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

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