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Tahara Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 田原 ‘plain of rice paddies’. It is found mostly in western Japan. An alternative pronunciation is Tawara and in the Ryūkyū Islands it is pronounced Tabaru.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Takara, Ohara, Tabata, Tagawa, Mihara, Uehara, Kihara, Hara, Tanaka

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Where is the Tahara family from?

You can see how Tahara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tahara family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tahara families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Tahara families living in Hawaii. This was about 29% of all the recorded Tahara's in USA. Hawaii had the highest population of Tahara families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tahara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tahara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tahara. 29% of Tahara men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Tahara women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tahara were Salesman and Sales Woman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Nurse
    29%
  • Sales Woman
    29%
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Census Records

There are 802 census records available for the last name Tahara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tahara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tahara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 315 military records available for the last name Tahara. For the veterans among your Tahara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tahara lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tahara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tahara in 1965 was 82, and 77 in 2004.

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