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Tinsley Family History

Tinsley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire near Rotherham, named in Old English with the genitive case of an unattested personal name Tynni + hlaw ‘hill’, ‘mound’, ‘barrow’. This name is also established in Ulster.

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

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134,477 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,923 Military Records
3,739 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tinsley Families

  • Number of Tinsley families
     156 - 310
     53 - 155
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tinsley families
     301 - 600
     101 - 300
     1 - 100
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tinsley families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Tinsley Family Origin

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Tinsley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tinsley

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Tinsley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Tinsley Civil War Service Records

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