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Tull Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, possibly from an unrecorded late survival of the Old English personal name Tula. South German (Tüll): from a nickname for someone who was patient, from Middle High German dult ‘patience’; or from a personal name formed with the same word; or from Middle High German tult, dult ‘fair’, ‘festival’ (Bavarian Dult). South German: nickname for a stubborn man, Tull. Altered spelling of German Toll.

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

Similar surnames: Toll, Trull, Tell, Bull, Dull, Lull, Tulk, Cull, Stull, Tall

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Where is the Tull family from?

You can see how Tull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tull family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tull families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 39 Tull families living in Maryland. This was about 34% of all the recorded Tull's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Tull families in 1840.
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What did your Tull ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tull. 19% of Tull men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Tull women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tull were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Tull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tull 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tull. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Tull. For the veterans among your Tull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tull lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Tull in 1945 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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