Tavares Family History

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Tavares Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of at least seven minor places so called. Tavarés: variant of Tabarés (see Tabares).

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


Similar surnames: Tabares, Tavarez, Casares, Savarese, Linares, Naves, Torres, Tavel

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Tavares Family Origin

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Tavares Family Occupations

What did your Tavares ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeps House and Stationary were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tavares. The most common Tavares occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 33% of Tavares's were Keeps Houses. A less common occupation for the Tavares family was Vetinary Surgeon.

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  • Keeps House

    33%
  • Stationary

    33%
  • Vetinary Surgeon

    33%

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Tavares Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tavares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tavares 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tavares. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tavares. For the veterans among your Tavares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tavares Life Expectancy

What is the average Tavares lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tavares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tavares in 1950 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tavares

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tavares 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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