Tilbury Family History

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Tilbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tilbury, a port on the Thames in Essex, which is named from the Old English byname Tila (from til ‘capable’) + Old English burh ‘fortress’.

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


Similar surnames: Kilburn, Albury, Banbury, Milbury, Milburn, Alsbury, Asbury, Danbury

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Tilbury Family Origin

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Tilbury Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tilbury. A less common occupation for the Tilbury family was Farm Labourer. The most common Tilbury occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Tilbury's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Tilbury Historical Records

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Tilbury Life Expectancy

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