Tandy Family History

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Tandy Name Meaning

English and Irish: from a pet form of the personal name Andrew. The surname has been in Ireland since the 14th century, especially in County Meath.

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


Similar surnames: Dandy, Andy, Sandy, Candy, Gandy, Hendy, Gundy, Tacey, Janey, Caddy

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Tandy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tandy name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Sweden

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Tandy Family Origin

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Tandy Family Occupations

What did your Tandy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tandy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Tandy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tandy. A less common occupation for the Tandy family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Tandy Historical Records

What Tandy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Tandy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tandy 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 Tandy. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tandy. For the veterans among your Tandy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tandy Life Expectancy

What is the average Tandy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tandy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tandy in 1947 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tandy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tandy 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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