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Titley Surname Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Shropshire):: habitational name principally from Tittenley in Adderley (Shropshire) but perhaps occasionally from Titley in Herefordshire. The Shropshire placename derives from an unrecorded Old English personal name Titta (genitive Tittan) + Old English lēah ‘wood woodland clearing’. The Herefordshire placename may derive from Old English titel a diminutive of titt ‘teat’ also ‘slight hill’ + lēah. variant of Tetley .

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


Similar surnames: Tilley, Tetley, Gidley, Iley, Batley, Willey, Hatley, Tinsley, Riley

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Where is the Titley family from?

You can see how Titley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Titley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Titley families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 8 Titley families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Titley's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Titley families in 1911.
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What did your Titley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Titley. 50% of Titley 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
    50%
  • Carpenter
    25%
  • Farmers Son
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Titley. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Titley. For the veterans among your Titley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Titley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Titley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Titley in 1961 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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