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Tansey Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht) and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Tánaiste ‘son of the tanist’. The word tanist denoted a senior and respected member of a clan who was heir presumptive to its chief. Clan leadership was not hereditary, but depended on ability.

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


Similar surnames: Tinney, Tarpey, Tunney, Hanley, Manley, Tanney, Linsey, Nanney

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Tansey Family Origin

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Tansey Family Occupations

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  • Needle Maker

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coach Painter

    3%

In 1881, Needle Maker, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tansey. The most common Tansey occupation in the UK was Needle Maker. 6% of Tansey's were Needle Makers. A less common occupation for the Tansey family was Coach Painter.

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Tansey Historical Records

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Tansey Life Expectancy

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