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Tarbuck Family History

Tarbuck Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from Tarbock formerly in Lancashire now in Merseyside. The origin of the placename is uncertain but it may derive from the Old Norse personal name Thor Thori + Old English brōc ‘brook stream’ or possibly Old English thorn ‘thorn’ + brōc. Compare Starbuck and Tarbox .

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


Similar surnames: Starbuck, Harbuck, Harbeck, Rabuck, Raybuck, Torbeck, Taback, Zarbock

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Where is the Tarbuck family from?

You can see how Tarbuck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tarbuck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Tarbuck families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 236 Tarbuck families living in Lancashire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Tarbuck's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Tarbuck families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tarbuck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tarbuck ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tarbuck. 23% of Tarbuck men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Tarbuck women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tarbuck were Pawnbrokers Manager and Housewife 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

  • General Labourer
    23%
  • Locksmith
    19%
  • Motor Driver
    14%
  • Pawnbrokers Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Dressmaker
    3%
  • Housewife Unpaid
    3%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tarbuck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarbuck 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Tarbuck. 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 483 military records available for the last name Tarbuck. For the veterans among your Tarbuck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tarbuck lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tarbuck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Tarbuck in 1962 was 88, and 47 in 2004.

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