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Tarshis Name Meaning

ornamental from Hebrew tarshish ‘chrysolite’. from the Biblical personal name Tarshish (Esther 1:14, 1 Chronicles 7:10), also a Biblical place name (Genesis 10:4).

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


Similar surnames: Karalis, Marquis, Maris, Paradis, Tarzia, Terris, Rashid, Jarvis

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Tarshis Family Origin

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Tarshis Family Occupations

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Tarshis Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Tarshis Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tarshis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tarshis in 1963 was 68, and 92 in 2004.

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