Tattersall Family History

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Tattersall Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from Tattershall in Lincolnshire, named from the genitive of the Old English personal name Tathere (composed of an obscure element tat + here ‘army’) + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. The surname has been common in Lancashire from an early period.

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


Similar surnames: Catterall, Battersby, Hattersley, Waterfall, Wetherell, Fairall

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Tattersall Family Origin

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Tattersall Family Occupations

What did your Tattersall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cotton Mill Worker, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tattersall. A less common occupation for the Tattersall family was Printer. The most common Tattersall occupation in the USA was Cotton Mill Worker. 6% of Tattersall's were Cotton Mill Workers.

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  • Cotton Mill Worker

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Machinist

    6%
  • Printer

    6%

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

Tattersall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tattersall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tattersall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tattersall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tattersall. For the veterans among your Tattersall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tattersall Life Expectancy

What is the average Tattersall lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tattersall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tattersall in 1947 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tattersall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tattersall ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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