Tilley Family History
Tilley Surname History
Tilley family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Tilley family members. The last name Tilley is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the Tilley family has migrated, it has evolved making its etymology a challenge to piece together. This Tilley research page contains the contributed history of the Tilley last name made up of user-uploaded content from other users interested in the Tilley family.
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The evolution of Tilley starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Tilley name may have changed with them. Tilley ancestors have emigrated around different countries all throughout history. It was not unusual for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language.
Tilley country of origin
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The nationality of Tilley can be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Tilley may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Tilley
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The meaning of Tilley come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. A lot of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Tilley originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- Elizabeth Tilley
- Jane Tilley House
- Susanna Tilley
- Thomas Tilley
- Jane Tilley 1890 - ?
- Preston Tilley
- Joseph Tilley
- John Tilley, Sr. 1760 - 1825
- George Tilley
- Ann Tilley
- Henry Tilley, Jr. 1753 - 1833
- Mary Tilley
- Robert Tilley 1604 - ?
- Elizabeth Tilley House
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Famous people named Tilley
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Tilley
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Tilley. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Tilley spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Tilley family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Tilley change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Tilley were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Tilley.