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  1. A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism

Tamanend or Tammany was a chief of part of the Lenni-Lenape nation in the Delaware Valley who became a hero to the colonists and gave his name to organizations throughout the American colonies beginning in 1772. One was New York City's Society of St. Tammany, which became the New York County Democratic Party organization.

  1. Tammany Hall, a building near Union Square in New York City, formerly headquarters for the New York County Democratic Party.
  2. The nickname of the New York County Democratic Party, until the success of reform elements in the 1970s.
  3. A style of corrupt democratic politics.

Notable Persons Named Tammany

He was most prominent from 1911 to 1936. Tammany was born on September 9th, 1886 in New York City, New York, U.S. He passed away on April 26th, 1936.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tammany

William F. Tammany was a Mayor of South Norwalk and Connecticut. William was born in 1873 in Connecticut. He left this life on June 29th, 1951.


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Popularity of Tammany as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tammany U.S.
  White 96.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tammany

People with the last name Tammany are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tammany

  • How Popular is the name Tammany? Tammany is the 82,146th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tammany was the 127,494th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tammany have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Tammany in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tammany? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tammany first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tammany is Tuesday, March 5th, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Tammany born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tammany was in 1963 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tammany: Your name in reverse order is Ynammat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mmtnyaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tammany? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 134 people with the last name Tammany.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tammany? Tammany is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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