Tinkle Family History

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Tinkle Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Dinkel, an occupational name for a grain farmer or grain merchant.

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


Similar surnames: Tinkler, Tintle, Tickle, Dinkle, Finkle, Tingle, Ringle, Hinkle

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Tinkle Family Origin

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Tinkle Family Occupations

What did your Tinkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tinkle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Tinkle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tinkle family was Engineer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tinkle.

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Engineer

    2%

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

Tinkle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tinkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tinkle 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 Tinkle. 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 Tinkle. For the veterans among your Tinkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tinkle Life Expectancy

What is the average Tinkle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tinkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tinkle in 1952 was 54, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tinkle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tinkle 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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