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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tomlinson. 7% of Tomlinson men worked as a General Labourer and 66% of Tomlinson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomlinson were Builders Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Farmer
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    66%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Cotton Weaver
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tomlinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 326,000 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 26,000 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 35,000 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.

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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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