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Tarin Name Meaning

Spanish (Tarín) and French: metonymic occupational name for a moneyer, from tarin, a medieval coin, from Late Latin tarinus, probably a derivative of Tarentum (see Taranto), where the coins were first minted. Spanish: habitational name from places in the provinces of Uviéu and Teruel named Tarín. French: nickname from tarin ‘siskin’ (a small songbird similar to the goldfinch).

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


Similar surnames: Marin, Turin, Taran, Carlin, Cain, Tarte, Tassin, Farin, Tarvin

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Where is the Tarin family from?

You can see how Tarin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tarin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tarin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 47 Tarin families living in Texas. This was about 66% of all the recorded Tarin's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Tarin families in 1880.
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What did your Tarin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tarin. 50% of Tarin men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Tarin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tarin were Operator and Saleslady.

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Operator
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    45%
  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Saleslady
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tarin. 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 708 military records available for the last name Tarin. For the veterans among your Tarin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tarin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tarin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tarin in 1947 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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