Talbert Family History

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Talbert Name Meaning

French and English: from a continental Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘valley’ + berht ‘bright’.

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

Similar surnames: Albert, Tolbert, Jalbert, Tabbert, Lambert, Filbert, Hilbert, Colbert

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Talbert Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Talbert name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Talbert. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Talbert Family Origin

Where is the Talbert family from?

Talbert Family Occupations

What did your Talbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Talbert family was Farm Laborer. The most common Talbert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Talbert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Talbert.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Talbert Historical Records

What Talbert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Talbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Talbert 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 Talbert. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Talbert. For the veterans among your Talbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Talbert Life Expectancy

What is the average Talbert lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Talbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Talbert in 1943 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Talbert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Talbert 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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