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Tamblyn Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon and Cornwall): from the Middle English personal name Tamlin, a double diminutive, with the Anglo-Norman French suffixes -el and -in, of Tam, Tom, a short form of Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Hambly, Timblin, Tomlin, Hamlin, Hamlyn, Camplin, Pamplin, Gamlin

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Where is the Tamblyn family from?

You can see how Tamblyn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tamblyn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tamblyn families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 52 Tamblyn families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Tamblyn's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tamblyn families in 1911.
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What did your Tamblyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tamblyn. 70% of Tamblyn men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Tamblyn women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tamblyn were Labourer and Bookkeeper.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    70%
  • Labourer
    30%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Typist
    34%
  • Tailoress
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tamblyn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Tamblyn. For the veterans among your Tamblyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tamblyn lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tamblyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tamblyn in 1955 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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