Tallant Family History
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Tallant Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a tailor or nickname for a good swordsman, from taillant ‘cutting’, present participle of Old French tailler ‘to cut’ (Late Latin taliare, from talea ‘(plant) cutting’). English: variant spelling of Tallent. Irish: of English origin, recorded in Ireland from the 16th century; also a variant form of Tallon.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press