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Tinder Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Tinter, Dinter, an occupational name for a maker and seller of ink, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tin(c)te ‘ink’ (from Late Latin aqua tincta ‘colored water’).

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


Similar surnames: Mander, Binder, Winder, Tendler, Tinner, Rinker, Linder, Tinker

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Where is the Tinder family from?

You can see how Tinder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tinder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tinder families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Tinder families living in Indiana. This was about 41% of all the recorded Tinder's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Tinder families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tinder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tinder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tinder. 22% of Tinder men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Tinder women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tinder were Carpenter and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • School Teacher
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tinder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tinder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Tinder. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Tinder lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tinder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tinder in 1956 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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