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Tuller Name Meaning

German (Tüller): topographic name from Middle High German tülle ‘fence’. Altered spelling of German Duller, a nickname for someone who was patient, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dult ‘patience’; or a habitational name for someone from Dullen in Württemberg; or from an agent derivative of Middle High German tult ‘fair’, ‘festival’ (Bavarian Dult), probably denoting someone who performed or peddled his wares at such events; or (in southern Germany) from a topographic name from Tull ‘elevation’, ‘knoll’.

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


Similar surnames: Toller, Buller, Huller, Tiller, Staller, Teller, Turner, Kuller

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Where is the Tuller family from?

You can see how Tuller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 31 Tuller families living in Connecticut. This was about 34% of all the recorded Tuller's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Tuller families in 1840.
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What did your Tuller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tuller. 16% of Tuller men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Tuller women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuller 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
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuller. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tuller. For the veterans among your Tuller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tuller lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tuller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Tuller in 1953 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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