Tunstall Family History

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Tunstall Name Meaning

English (chiefly in Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Lancashire, North and East Yorkshire, County Durham, Humberside, Kent, Norfolk, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and Suffolk, so named from an Old English tun-st(e)all ‘site of a farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Dunstan, Nuttall, Cundall, Udall, Benthall, Munsell, Minshall

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Tunstall Family Origin

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Tunstall Family Occupations

What did your Tunstall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Engineer and Roha were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Tunstall. 12% of Tunstall men worked as an Engineer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Engineer
  • Labourer
  • Butcher
  • Comm Office

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Roha

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tunstall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Tunstall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tunstall 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 Tunstall. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tunstall. For the veterans among your Tunstall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tunstall Life Expectancy

What is the average Tunstall lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tunstall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tunstall in 1942 was 30, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tunstall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tunstall 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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