Tator Family History

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Tator Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an altered spelling of German Tatter, from Middle High German Tater ‘goblin’, ‘puppet’, a nickname for a puppeteer.

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

Similar surnames: Kater, Falor, Santor, Pastor, Teater, Cater, Tatar, Bator, Taton

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Tator Family Origin

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Tator Family Occupations

What did your Tator ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tator family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tator. The most common Tator occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Tator's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Hatter

  • Keeping House


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

Tator Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tator. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tator census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 292 immigration records available for the last name Tator. 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 Card

There are 976 military records available for the last name Tator. For the veterans among your Tator ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tator Life Expectancy

What is the average Tator lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tator life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Tator in 1963 was 78, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tator ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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