Tisdale Family History

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Tisdale Name Meaning

English (Shropshire): variant of Teesdale.

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

Similar surnames: Twisdale, Teasdale, Tisdell, Tisdel, Teesdale, Hinsdale, Tysdal

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Tisdale Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tisdale name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tisdale. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Tisdale Family Origin

Where is the Tisdale family from?

Tisdale Family Occupations

What did your Tisdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tisdale family was Boat Builder. Farmer, Going To School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tisdale. The most common Tisdale occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Tisdale's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Student

  • Boat Builder


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

Tisdale Historical Records

What Tisdale family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Tisdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tisdale 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tisdale. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Tisdale. For the veterans among your Tisdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tisdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Tisdale lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Tisdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tisdale in 1941 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tisdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tisdale 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.

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