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Turtle Name Meaning

variant of Turkel. nickname for a mild and gentle or affectionate person, from Middle English turtel ‘turtle dove’. nickname for a crippled or deformed person, from Old French tourtel, a diminutive of tourt ‘crooked’.

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


Similar surnames: Tuttle, Purtle, Tarte, Gurley, Suttle, Gurtler, Trone, Hurrle, Hartle

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Turtle Family Origin

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Turtle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Labor

    17%
  • Hunter

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Turtle family was Hunter. The most common Turtle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Turtle's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Turtle.

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Turtle Historical Records

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Turtle Life Expectancy

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