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Tilston Family History

Tilston Name Meaning

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

66,133 Historical Documents with Tilston on Ancestry.com
10,489 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
427 Military Records
824 Immigration Records
3,959 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Tilston Families

  • Number of Tilston families
     2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tilston families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tilston last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tilston census records

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Tilston Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Tilston families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Tilston Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Tilston families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Tilston

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Tilston Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tilston census records

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Tilston Civil War Service Records

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