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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Hatter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Tator Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tator

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