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Tattersall Family History

Tattersall Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from Tattershall in Lincolnshire, named from the genitive of the Old English personal name Tathere (composed of an obscure element tat + here ‘army’) + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’. The surname has been common in Lancashire from an early period.

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


Similar surnames: Catterall, Battersby, Hattersley, Waterfall, Wetherell, Fairall

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Where is the Tattersall family from?

You can see how Tattersall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tattersall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tattersall families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 10 Tattersall families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 45% of all the recorded Tattersall's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Tattersall families in 1911.
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What did your Tattersall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Pastor Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tattersall. 30% of Tattersall men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    30%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Pastor Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Tattersall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tattersall 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Tattersall. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tattersall. For the veterans among your Tattersall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tattersall lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tattersall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Tattersall in 1947 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

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