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Tirrell Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): variant of Tyrrell .

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


Similar surnames: Terrell, Turrell, Tyrell, Correll, Terrel, Terrill, Hairrell, Hurrell

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Where is the Tirrell family from?

You can see how Tirrell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tirrell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tirrell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 55 Tirrell families living in Massachusetts. This was about 81% of all the recorded Tirrell's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Tirrell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tirrell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tirrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tirrell. 23% of Tirrell men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Tirrell women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tirrell were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    23%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tirrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tirrell 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Tirrell. 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 Tirrell. For the veterans among your Tirrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tirrell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tirrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tirrell in 1955 was 63, and 69 in 2004.

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