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Tinner Family History

Tinner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a tin worker Middle English tinnere tinier tinnour denoting someone (in Cornwall and Devon) who mined tin or (elsewhere) who worked with tin. This surname is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Pinner, Tanner, Finner, Zinner, Binner, Tinker, Tinder, Jenner

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Where is the Tinner family from?

You can see how Tinner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tinner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tinner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 20 Tinner families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Tinner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Tinner families in 1891.
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What did your Tinner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Sheet Metal Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tinner. 50% of Tinner men worked as a Sheet Metal Worker and 85% of Tinner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tinner were General Labourer and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • Sheet Metal Worker
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    85%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Tinner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tinner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 583 immigration records available for the last name Tinner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 626 military records available for the last name Tinner. For the veterans among your Tinner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tinner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tinner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Tinner in 1962 was 66, and 65 in 2004.

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