Tigner Family History

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Tigner Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Tignée in the Belgian province of Liège.

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


Similar surnames: Signer, Wisner, Kinner, Turner, Tigges, Vignes, Tignor, Bigler

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Tigner Family Origin

Where is the Tigner family from?

Tigner Family Occupations

What did your Tigner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tigner. A less common occupation for the Tigner family was Farm Laborer. The most common Tigner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Tigner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Tigner Historical Records

What Tigner family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Tigner

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tigner. 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 Tigner. For the veterans among your Tigner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tigner Life Expectancy

What is the average Tigner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tigner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tigner in 1945 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tigner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tigner 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.

Famous Tigner Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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