Tanksley Family History

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Tanksley Name Meaning

Apparently a reduced form of Tankersley.

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

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Tanksley Family Origin

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Tanksley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tanksley. The most common Tanksley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Tanksley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tanksley family was Keeping House.

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Tanksley Historical Records

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Tanksley Life Expectancy

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