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Origins of the Tangney surname

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About the Tangneys

We have a total number of 917 records for people with the last name Tangney.

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Where do most Tangneys live?

In 1921, most Tangneys lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Tangneys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 99 records for the Tangney surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Tangneys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Tangneys.

What are the most common Tangney first names?

  • John
  • Patrick
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Tangney family members

Common jobs for Tangneys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Tangneys in 1921
Domestic Servant


Private Means


Char Woman






Common Male occupations for Tangneys in 1921
Private Means


Chelsea Pensioner


General Laborer




Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


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