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Tape Name Meaning

French (Tapé): unexplained. German: possibly an altered spelling of Tappe.

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


Similar surnames: Tade, Tappe, Rape, Lape, Tapp, Pape, Tarr, Napp, Krape, Race

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Where is the Tape family from?

You can see how Tape families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tape family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tape families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Tape families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Tape's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Tape families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tape surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tape ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tape. 25% of Tape men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Tape women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tape were Salesman and Servant. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • Servant
    15%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tape census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 581 immigration records available for the last name Tape. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tape. For the veterans among your Tape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tape lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tape in 1962 was 73, and 96 in 2004.

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