Tozer Family History

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Tozer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a comber or carder of wool, from an agent derivative of Middle English tose(n) ‘to tease’. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Tozsér, an occupational name for a dealer or tradesman, tozsér, especially one selling cattle.

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

Similar surnames: Tower, Comer, Hober, Storer, Tyler, Tober, Kober, Toye, Dozer, Tomer

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Tozer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tozer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tozer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Tozer Family Origin

Where is the Tozer family from?

Tozer Family Occupations

What did your Tozer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tozer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Tozer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tozer family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tozer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House


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

Tozer Historical Records

What Tozer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Tozer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tozer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tozer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tozer. For the veterans among your Tozer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tozer Life Expectancy

What is the average Tozer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tozer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tozer in 1947 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tozer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tozer 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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