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Taggart Family History

Taggart Name Meaning

Scottish Irish and Manx: shortened form of McTaggart .

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

Similar surnames: Mctaggart, Haggart, Taggert, Tarrant, Tagert, Haggerty, Mactaggart

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Where is the Taggart family from?

You can see how Taggart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taggart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Taggart families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 32 Taggart families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 21% of all the recorded Taggart's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Taggart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Taggart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Taggart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Taggart. 16% of Taggart men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Taggart women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taggart were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Taggart. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Taggart. For the veterans among your Taggart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taggart lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Taggart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Taggart in 1946 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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