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Telling Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from a Middle Dutch pet form of Theudilo, a short form of Germanic compound names formed with an unattested element, theudo- ‘people’, ‘tribe’. English (Wiltshire and Gloucestershire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Helling, Teeling, Stelling, Hellings, Redling, Emling, Mehling

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Telling Family Origin

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Telling Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Mason

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    5%

In 1881, the most common Telling occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Telling's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Telling family was Stone Mason. Agricultural Labourer, Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Telling.

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Telling Historical Records

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Telling Life Expectancy

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