Tuersley Family History

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Tuersley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Turley, Eversley, Bursley, Pursley, Turnley, Teasley, Persley

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Tuersley Family Origin

Where is the Tuersley family from?

Tuersley Family Occupations

What did your Tuersley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tuersley occupation in the UK was Carman. 17% of Tuersley's were Carmans. A less common occupation for the Tuersley family was Journey Man Baker. Carman, Charwoman and Inspector Railway were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuersley.

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  • Carman

  • Charwoman

  • Inspector Railway

  • Journey Man Baker


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

Tuersley Historical Records

What Tuersley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 920 census records available for the last name Tuersley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuersley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Tuersley

Passenger List

There are 173 immigration records available for the last name Tuersley. 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 106 military records available for the last name Tuersley. For the veterans among your Tuersley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuersley Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuersley lifespan?

Between 1978 and 1998, in the United States, Tuersley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Tuersley in 1978 was 58, and 46 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuersley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuersley 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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