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

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Tankersley Family Origin

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Tankersley Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Tankersley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Tankersley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tankersley family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tankersley.

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Tankersley Historical Records

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Tankersley Life Expectancy

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