Tann Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, Middle High German tan. This was originally a distinct word from tanne ‘pine tree’, and denoted a forest of any kind. Inevitably, however, the two became confused, with the result that Tann now denotes only coniferous forests; it is a rather rare and literary word. English (East Anglia): variant of Tanner 1.

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

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Tann Family Origin

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Tann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, the most common Tann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Tann's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tann family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tann.

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Tann Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Tann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tann in 1954 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tann

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