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Tozer Name Meaning

English (Devon): occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle English tosen ‘to tease card’ (Old English tāsian) for someone who teased or carded wool flax etc. so as to clean and separate the fibres. Americanized form of Hungarian Tőzsér: occupational name for a dealer or tradesman tőzsér especially one selling cattle.

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

Similar surnames: Tower, Comer, Hober, Storer, Tyler, Tober, Kober, Toye, Dozer, Tomer

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Where is the Tozer family from?

You can see how Tozer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tozer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tozer families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 531 Tozer families living in Devon. This was about 41% of all the recorded Tozer's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Tozer families in 1891.
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What did your Tozer 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 Tozer. 9% of Tozer men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Tozer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tozer were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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
  • Gardener
  • Farmer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Tozer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tozer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tozer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tozer. For the veterans among your Tozer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tozer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tozer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tozer in 1947 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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