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Tata Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Tata Tada of ancient Germanic origin. Albanian and Polish: nickname from Albanian tatë (definite form tata) Polish tata ‘papa daddy’. Indian (Gujarat and Mumbai): Parsi name probably from Gujarati tat ‘father’ (Sanskrit tāta).

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

Similar surnames: Tatar, Tara, Kata, Lata, Bata, Tate, Kara, Fata, Lala, Topa

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Where is the Tata family from?

You can see how Tata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tata family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Tata families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Tata families living in Worcestershire. This was about 60% of all the recorded Tata's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Tata families in 1891.
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What did your Tata ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Tata. 100% of Tata women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tata 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 Tata. 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 645 military records available for the last name Tata. For the veterans among your Tata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tata lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tata in 1962 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

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