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Tyndall Family History

Tyndall Name Meaning

English (mainly Gloucestershire): variant of Tindall .

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

Similar surnames: Tindell, Rundall, Tindle, Swindall, Vandall, Tunell, Tindall, Bendall

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Where is the Tyndall family from?

You can see how Tyndall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tyndall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tyndall families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 84 Tyndall families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Tyndall's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Tyndall families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tyndall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tyndall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Tyndall. 52% of Tyndall men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Tyndall women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tyndall were Shipper and Clerk. .

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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
  • Accountant
  • Gardener
  • Shipper

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Farmer
  • Dressmaker
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tyndall. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Tyndall. For the veterans among your Tyndall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tyndall lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tyndall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tyndall in 1943 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

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