Tankersley Family History
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Tankersley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Tankersley in South Yorkshire (formerly in the West Riding), named in Old English as ‘Tancred’s clearing (leah)’. Compare Italian Tancredi.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Eckersley, Tansley, Calverley, Hattersley, Wansley, Eversley, Akeley