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Tarbox Family History

Tarbox Surname Meaning

English (southeastern): variant of Tarbuck .

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


Similar surnames: Tabor, Barton, Throop, Garton, Marton, Marlow, Tabb, Tarbet, Talbot

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Where is the Tarbox family from?

You can see how Tarbox families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tarbox family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Tarbox families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 58 Tarbox families living in London. This was about 27% of all the recorded Tarbox's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Tarbox families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tarbox surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tarbox ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boot Repairer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tarbox. 25% of Tarbox men worked as a Boot Repairer Heavy Worker and 72% of Tarbox women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tarbox were Cowman and Household Duties (unpaid). .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Boot Repairer Heavy Worker
    25%
  • Builders Labourer
    25%
  • Manufacturing Jeweller
    25%
  • Cowman
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    3%
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What Tarbox family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Tarbox. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarbox 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 901 immigration records available for the last name Tarbox. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Tarbox. For the veterans among your Tarbox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tarbox lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tarbox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Tarbox in 1943 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

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