Tagg Family History

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Tagg Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): probably from a personal name based on Old English tacca ‘lamb’, ‘young sheep’. Anglicized form of Irish Tighe.

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

Similar surnames: Tag, Dagg, Stagg, Wagg, Fagg, Tagge, Hagg, Page, Lugg, Tade

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Tagg Family Origin

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Tagg Family Occupations

What did your Tagg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tagg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Tagg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tagg. A less common occupation for the Tagg family was Car Inspector.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Car Inspector


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Tagg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Tagg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tagg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tagg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tagg. For the veterans among your Tagg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tagg Life Expectancy

What is the average Tagg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tagg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Tagg in 1952 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tagg 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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