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Tarte Family History

Tarte Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Tart. French: metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of fine pastries, from Old French tarte ‘tart’, ‘pastry’. Possibly an altered form of Tartre, a regional variant of Tertre, a habitational name from a common place name meaning ‘height’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Taute, Tart, Tate, Marte, Carte, Tartt, Garbe, Porte, Harte, Lare

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Where is the Tarte family from?

You can see how Tarte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tarte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tarte families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Tarte family living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Tarte's in the USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Tarte families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tarte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tarte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tarte. 23% of Tarte men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tarte women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tarte were Foreman and Nurse.

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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
    23%
  • Weaver
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Foreman
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Weaver
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Nurse
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tarte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarte 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 708 immigration records available for the last name Tarte. 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 962 military records available for the last name Tarte. For the veterans among your Tarte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tarte lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tarte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tarte in 1953 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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