Tankersley Family History

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Tankersley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tankersley in South Yorkshire (formerly in the West Riding), named in Old English as ‘Tancred’s clearing (leah)’. Compare Italian Tancredi.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Eckersley, Tansley, Calverley, Hattersley, Wansley, Eversley, Akeley

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Tankersley Family Origin

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Tankersley Family Occupations

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  • Beerhouse Keeper

    33%
  • Butcher

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    33%

In 1881, the most common Tankersley occupation in the UK was Beerhouse Keeper. 33% of Tankersley's were Beerhouse Keepers. Beerhouse Keeper and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tankersley. A less common occupation for the Tankersley family was Coal Miner.

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Tankersley Historical Records

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Tankersley Life Expectancy

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