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Tarnoff Name Meaning

Jewish (American): shortened form of eastern Ashkenazic Tarnowski or Tarnovski, habitational name for someone either from Tarnów in southern Poland or from the village of Tarnovo in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Danoff, Sarnoff, Turoff, Orloff, Tarlow, Boroff, Arnold, Sadoff

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Tarnoff Family Origin

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Tarnoff Family Occupations

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Tarnoff Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Tarnoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tarnoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tarnoff in 1954 was 50, and 50 in 2004.

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