Tankard Family History

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Tankard Name Meaning

from a Norman personal name, Tancard, composed of the Germanic words þank ‘thought’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. metonymic occupational name for a maker of barrels and drinking vessels, or a nickname for a hardened drinker, from Middle English tankard ‘tub’, ‘cup’ (apparently a borrowing from Middle Dutch).

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


Similar surnames: Packard, Manard, Stannard, Savard, Bankard, Hansard, Manhardt, Cunard

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Tankard Family Origin

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Tankard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, the most common Tankard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Tankard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tankard. A less common occupation for the Tankard family was Barber.

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Tankard Life Expectancy

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