Tilson Family History

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Tilson Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Till.

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


Similar surnames: Wilson, Tilton, Tolson, Lipson, Sisson, Ipson, Belson, Hilson, Bulson

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Tilson Family Origin

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Tilson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Tilson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Tilson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tilson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tilson.

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Tilson Historical Records

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Tilson Life Expectancy

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