Tinnell Family History

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Tinnell Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Tinel, a metonymic occupational nickname for a porter, from Old French tinel, an implement consisting of a pole with two chains on it, carried across the shoulders, with hooks on the ends of the chains, used for moving barrels and the like.

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


Similar surnames: Quinnell, Fennell, Bonnell, Tunnell, Tennell, Tindell, Tinnel

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Tinnell Family Origin

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Tinnell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Charcoal Burner

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Charcoal Burner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tinnell. A less common occupation for the Tinnell family was Farming. The most common Tinnell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Tinnell's were Farmers.

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Tinnell Historical Records

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Tinnell Life Expectancy

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