Tomlinson Family History

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Tomlinson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin.

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


Similar surnames: Tomkinson, Tonkinson, Allinson, Townson, Tomson, Rowlison, Tolson

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Tomlinson Family Origin

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Tomlinson Family Occupations

What did your Tomlinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tomlinson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Tomlinson's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tomlinson. A less common occupation for the Tomlinson family was Agricultural Labourer.

View Census data for Tomlinson | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Tomlinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tomlinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomlinson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tomlinson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tomlinson. For the veterans among your Tomlinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tomlinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tomlinson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Tomlinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tomlinson in 1941 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tomlinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tomlinson 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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