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Tagert Family History

Tagert Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Taggart . German (Tägert): from an ancient Germanic personal name (Tagahard) composed of tac ‘day’ + hard ‘hard strong’. The surname Tägert is very rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Taggert, Tigert, Sagert, Tabert, Hagert, Tyger, Tiger, Taggart

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Where is the Tagert family from?

You can see how Tagert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tagert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tagert families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Tagert families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 47% of all the recorded Tagert's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Tagert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tagert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tagert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tagert. 30% of Tagert men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Tagert women worked as a House Work. .

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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
  • Operator
  • Dentist
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tagert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tagert 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Tagert. 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 959 military records available for the last name Tagert. For the veterans among your Tagert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tagert lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tagert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tagert in 1962 was 81, and 93 in 2004.

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