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Tintle Family History

Tintle Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of German Tintel: possibly a nickname from Low German (Westphalia) tünte ‘lazy or silly woman’ or tünteln ‘to waste time’.

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


Similar surnames: Tingle, Tinkle, Tickle, Tipple, Ringle, Tinkler, Tittle, Tritle

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Where is the Tintle family from?

You can see how Tintle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tintle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tintle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Tintle family living in Berkshire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Tintle's in United Kingdom. Berkshire and 3 other counties had the highest population of Tintle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tintle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tintle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tintle. 22% of Tintle men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Tintle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tintle were Farmer 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Gardener
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Housewife
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tintle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tintle 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Tintle. 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 343 military records available for the last name Tintle. For the veterans among your Tintle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tintle lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tintle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tintle in 1956 was 73, and 93 in 2004.

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