Tanguay Family History

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Tanguay Name Meaning

French (Breton) and English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, a contraction of Tanneguy, from Breton tan ‘fire’, and ki, ‘dog’, which was borne by a 6th-century Christian saint associated with Paul Aurelian. The name was introduced to England at the time of the Norman Conquest.

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

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Tanguay Family Origin

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Tanguay Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Works In Printery

    20%

In 1880, the most common Tanguay occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Tanguay's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Tanguay family was Works In Printery. Keeping House, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanguay.

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Tanguay Historical Records

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Tanguay Life Expectancy

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