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Tuigley Family History

Tuigley Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Quigley, Tingley, Turley, Tilley, Wrigley, Quinley, Wigley, Tuggle

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Where is the Tuigley family from?

You can see how Tuigley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuigley family name was found in Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1911. The most Tuigley families were found in Canada in 1911, and Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there was 1 Tuigley family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Tuigley's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Tuigley families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tuigley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tuigley ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tuigley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 97 census records available for the last name Tuigley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuigley 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Tuigley. 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 3 military records available for the last name Tuigley. For the veterans among your Tuigley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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