Tinsley Family History

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Tinsley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire near Rotherham, named in Old English with the genitive case of an unattested personal name Tynni + hlaw ‘hill’, ‘mound’, ‘barrow’. This name is also established in Ulster.

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


Similar surnames: Tingley, Insley, Kinsley, Tansley, Winkley, Wansley, Hunsley, Lindley

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Tinsley Family Origin

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Tinsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, the most common Tinsley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Tinsley's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tinsley. A less common occupation for the Tinsley family was Coal Miner.

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Tinsley Historical Records

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Tinsley Life Expectancy

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