Tangney Family History

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Tangney Name Meaning

Irish form of Tanguay. The name was introduced to England at the time of the Norman Conquest, and later taken to Kerry in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Tanguay, Tunney, Nanney, Cagney, Magner, Tanner, Tawney, Tannen

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Tangney Family Origin

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Tangney Family Occupations

What did your Tangney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brass Polisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tangney. A less common occupation for the Tangney family was Fireman. The most common Tangney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Tangney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Brass Polisher

    6%
  • Fireman

    6%

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

Tangney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tangney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tangney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tangney. 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 Tangney. For the veterans among your Tangney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tangney Life Expectancy

What is the average Tangney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tangney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tangney in 1957 was 55, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tangney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tangney 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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