Tuggle Family History

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Tuggle Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Tügel, a metonymic occupational name for a saddler or harness maker, from Low German Tügel ‘rein’, ‘bridle’; or from Tögl, of uncertain origin.

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

Similar surnames: Tingle, Tegge, Noggle, Teagle, Kugler, Bustle, Riggle, Tagge, Huggler

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Tuggle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tuggle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tuggle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Tuggle Family Origin

Where is the Tuggle family from?

Tuggle Family Occupations

What did your Tuggle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tuggle family was Farm Laborer. The most common Tuggle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Tuggle's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tuggle.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Tuggle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Tuggle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuggle 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Tuggle. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tuggle. For the veterans among your Tuggle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tuggle Life Expectancy

What is the average Tuggle lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tuggle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tuggle in 1940 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tuggle 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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