Tunnicliff Family History

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Tunnicliff Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tonacliffe in Lancashire, recorded in 1246 as Tunwal(e)clif, from Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ + wæll(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’.

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


Similar surnames: Topliff, Cunliffe, Stancliff, Antcliff, Cliff, Ratcliff, Sutcliffe

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Tunnicliff Family Origin

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Tunnicliff Family Occupations

What did your Tunnicliff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tunnicliff family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tunnicliff. The most common Tunnicliff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Tunnicliff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Tunnicliff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tunnicliff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tunnicliff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tunnicliff. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tunnicliff. For the veterans among your Tunnicliff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tunnicliff Life Expectancy

What is the average Tunnicliff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Tunnicliff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Tunnicliff in 1950 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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