Tanlinson Family History

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Tanlinson Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Anfinson, Hankinson, Allinson, Tonkinson, Tomlinson, Tumlinson

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Tanlinson Family Origin

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Tanlinson Family Occupations

What did your Tanlinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Stoneworker (belo (heavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tanlinson. 34% of Tanlinson men worked as a Colliery Stoneworker (belo (heavy Worker) and 60% of Tanlinson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tanlinson were Nursery Gardener Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Stoneworker (belo (heavy Worker)
  • Machine Aperator Radial Arm Oriller
  • Nursery Gardener Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Ladies Hairdresser
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tanlinson Historical Records

What Tanlinson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 97 census records available for the last name Tanlinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tanlinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Tanlinson

Passenger List

There are 10 immigration records available for the last name Tanlinson. 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 Card

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

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Tanlinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tanlinson lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tanlinson 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tanlinson

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