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Tingley Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Dingle. Possibly an altered spelling of North German Tüngler, a habitational name for someone from Tunglen near Oldenburg (Lower Saxony); or alternatively a topographic name for someone living on a tongue-shaped piece of land, from Middle Low German tungle ‘tongue’. English: habitational name, possibly from Tingley in West Yorkshire, named from Old English þing ‘meeting’, ‘assembly’ + hlaw ‘mound’. However, this is a predominantly southern name, associated chiefly with Sussex and Kent, which suggests that a different, unidentified source may be involved.

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


Similar surnames: Tinsley, Tingler, Bingley, Dingley, Winkley, Lindley, Tingle, Tenley

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Tingley Family Origin

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Tingley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tingley family was Farm Laborer. The most common Tingley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Tingley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tingley.

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Tingley Life Expectancy

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