Tailor Family History

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Tailor Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Taylor. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Hindu and Parsi occupational name from the English word tailor.

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

Similar surnames: Taylor, Nailor, Ailor, Tabor, Bailer, Naylor, Tallon, Tayler, Sailor

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Tailor Family Origin

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Tailor Family Occupations

What did your Tailor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tailor family was Farming. The most common Tailor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Tailor's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Tailor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Tailor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tailor 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tailor. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tailor. For the veterans among your Tailor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tailor Life Expectancy

What is the average Tailor lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tailor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tailor in 1952 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tailor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tailor 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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