Tull Family History

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Tull Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, possibly from an unrecorded late survival of the Old English personal name Tula. South German (Tüll): from a nickname for someone who was patient, from Middle High German dult ‘patience’; or from a personal name formed with the same word; or from Middle High German tult, dult ‘fair’, ‘festival’ (Bavarian Dult). South German: nickname for a stubborn man, Tull. Altered spelling of German Toll.

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

Similar surnames: Toll, Trull, Tell, Bull, Dull, Lull, Tulk, Cull, Stull, Tall

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Tull Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tull name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Tull Family Origin

Where is the Tull family from?

Tull Family Occupations

What did your Tull ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Mariner and Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tull. The most common Tull occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Tull's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tull family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Mariner

  • Moulder

  • Laborer


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Tull Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Tull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tull 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tull. 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 Tull. For the veterans among your Tull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tull Life Expectancy

What is the average Tull lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Tull in 1945 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tull 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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