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Tapy Family History

Tapy Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tapp, Tay, Tupy, Tape, Tappy, Tarpy, Tacy, May, Hay, Tang

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Where is the Tapy family from?

You can see how Tapy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tapy family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Tapy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1841 there was 1 Tapy family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Tapy's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Tapy families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tapy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tapy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Tapy. 60% of Tapy men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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What Tapy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 427 census records available for the last name Tapy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tapy 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Tapy. 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 65 military records available for the last name Tapy. For the veterans among your Tapy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tapy lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Tapy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Tapy in 1965 was 84, and 82 in 2003.

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