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Tannen Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony or Baden named with German Tannen ‘pine’, or from a short form of any of the many compound names formed with this element. Jewish (American): shortened form of Tannenbaum.

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

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Tannen Family Origin

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Tannen Family Occupations

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  • Grain Weigher

    25%
  • Keeps House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Works Woolen Mill

    25%

In 1880, Grain Weigher, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tannen. The most common Tannen occupation in the USA was Grain Weigher. 25% of Tannen's were Grain Weighers. A less common occupation for the Tannen family was Works Woolen Mill.

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Tannen Historical Records

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Tannen Life Expectancy

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