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Tydings Name Meaning

Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Tuaruis(c), an altered form of Ó hUarghuis ‘descendant of Uarghus’ meaning ‘cold choice’. The English form is a translation of tuairisc ‘tidings’, a word which is in fact unrelated to the Gaelic name. Ó hUarghuis has also been mistranslated as Waters or Caldwell, being taken as Ó Fuaruisce ‘son of cold water’.

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


Similar surnames: Iddings, Levings, Eddings, Lovings, Thwing, Eding, Goings, Headings

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Tydings Family Origin

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Tydings Family Occupations

What did your Tydings ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tydings. 27% of Tydings men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Tydings women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tydings were Clerk and General Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    24%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    40%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • General Housework
    20%

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

Tydings Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 280 immigration records available for the last name Tydings. 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 Tydings. For the veterans among your Tydings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tydings Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tydings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Tydings in 1963 was 80, and 83 in 2004.

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