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Tincknell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tintinhull (Somerset). The placename may derive from an earlier Proto-Welsh placename Tinten (perhaps from a word related to Welsh din ‘fort’ + an unknown element) or from an Old English personal name Tinta (genitive Tintan) + hyll ‘hill’. Tyntenhull and Tincknell are equated in the index for 1604 to the Cecil Papers vol. 16.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Tinnell, Bicknell, Tichnell, Bucknell, Winchell, Tickner, Tennell

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Where is the Tincknell family from?

You can see how Tincknell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tincknell family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Tincknell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 93 Tincknell families living in Somerset. This was about 78% of all the recorded Tincknell's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Tincknell families in 1891.
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What did your Tincknell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tincknell. 46% of Tincknell men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 83% of Tincknell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tincknell were Farm Manager and Incapacitated. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    46%
  • Farm Labourer
    19%
  • General Labourer
    19%
  • Farm Manager
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    83%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 202 military records available for the last name Tincknell. For the veterans among your Tincknell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tincknell lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Tincknell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Tincknell in 1966 was 83, and 71 in 2004.

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