Tahan Family History

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Tahan Name Meaning

Arabic and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name from Arabic ?ta?h?han ‘miller’.

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

Similar surnames: Dahan, Nahas, Taran, Trahan, Hasan, Thon, Tabak, Kahan, Cahan, Teahan

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Tahan Family Origin

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Tahan Family Occupations

What did your Tahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Day Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tahan. A less common occupation for the Tahan family was Dealer In Barrels. The most common Tahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Tahan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Day Labor

  • Dealer In Barrels


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

Tahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tahan 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 530 immigration records available for the last name Tahan. 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 191 military records available for the last name Tahan. For the veterans among your Tahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Tahan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tahan in 1958 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tahan 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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