Tingey Family History

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Tingey Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Tanguay.

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

Similar surnames: Tinkey, Tingen, Tinney, Gingery, Linsey, Kingry, Toney, Kinney

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Tingey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tingey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tingey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Tingey Family Origin

Where is the Tingey family from?

Tingey Family Occupations

What did your Tingey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tingey. The most common Tingey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Tingey's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tingey family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tingey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tingey Historical Records

What Tingey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Tingey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tingey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tingey. 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 967 military records available for the last name Tingey. For the veterans among your Tingey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tingey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tingey lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tingey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Tingey in 1958 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tingey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tingey 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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