Targett Family History

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Targett Name Meaning

English: variant of Taggart. Possibly an altered spelling of French Target, a nickname for someone who carried a square buckler, Old French targe.

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


Similar surnames: Hargett, Argent, Largent, Barrett, Sargent, Garnett, Arnett, Carnett

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Targett Family Origin

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Targett Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Targett ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Carpenter, Cotton Mill

    8%

In 1880, Coal Miner, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Targett. The most common Targett occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 25% of Targett's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Targett family was Carpenter, Cotton Mill.

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Targett Historical Records

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Targett Life Expectancy

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Famous Targett Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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