Tickle Family History

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Tickle Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Tickhill in South Yorkshire, so named from the Old English personal name or byname Tica (of uncertain origin) or ticce(n) ‘kid’ + hyll ‘hill’. Probably an altered spelling of German Tickel, from a pet form of Dick, from a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German diot ‘people’ (see for example Dietrich).

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

Similar surnames: Mickle, Pickle, Tipple, Tice, Tinkle, Tintle, Rickles, Finkle, Huckle

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Tickle Family Origin

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Tickle Family Occupations

What did your Tickle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tickle family was Engine Fitter. Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tickle. The most common Tickle occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Tickle's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Engine Fitter


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Tickle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Tickle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tickle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tickle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Tickle. For the veterans among your Tickle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tickle Life Expectancy

What is the average Tickle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tickle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tickle in 1952 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tickle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tickle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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