History of your Surname
Get access to Tuthill family records.Start a free trial

Tuthill Family History

Tuthill Name Meaning

English (Suffolk and Norfolk): variant of Toothill primarily a Yorkshire habitational name from any of various places called with Old English tōt-hyll ‘lookout hill’ primarily Toothill in Rastrick (Yorkshire) and perhaps Tootle in Longridge (Lancashire) but also Tuttle Hill in Nuneaton (Warwickshire) and Tothill (Lincolnshire). There are several further minor placenames of this type that may have contributed to the surname. Also occasionally from Tottenhill (Norfolk) which derives from the Old English personal name Totta (genitive Tottan) + Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Thill, Still, Dutil, Tuttle, Antill, Coghill, Purtill, Southall

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Tuthill family from?

You can see how Tuthill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tuthill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tuthill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 82 Tuthill families living in Suffolk. This was about 31% of all the recorded Tuthill's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Tuthill families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tuthill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tuthill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tuthill. 30% of Tuthill men worked as a Bricklayer and 80% of Tuthill women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tuthill were Electric Contract Welder Heavy Worker and Invalid. .

View Census Data for Tuthill | Data not to scale

*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

  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Labourer
  • Electric Contract Welder Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Invalid
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Tuthill family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Tuthill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tuthill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Tuthill

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tuthill. 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.

View all Tuthill immigration records

Draft Cards

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

View all Tuthill military records

You've only scratched the surface of Tuthill family history

Discover More

What is the average Tuthill lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tuthill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tuthill in 1946 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tuthill

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Tuthill family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial