Taves Family History

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Taves Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Tewes.

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

Similar surnames: Tavis, Daves, Teves, Maves, Tawes, Cates, Gales, Tacey, Gares, Takes

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Taves Family Origin

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Taves Family Occupations

What did your Taves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Taves. The most common Taves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Taves's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Taves family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason


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

Taves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Taves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taves 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 509 immigration records available for the last name Taves. 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 388 military records available for the last name Taves. For the veterans among your Taves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Taves Life Expectancy

What is the average Taves lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Taves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Taves in 1963 was 77, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Taves 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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