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All you have to know about the last name TANKERSLEY

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TANKERSLEY : This last name is indexed 12,188 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TANKERSLEY : English (West Yorkshire and Lincolnshire):: 1: habitational name from Tankersley in Yorkshire named from the Old English personal name Thancrēd (genitive Thancrēdes) + Old English lēah ‘wood woodland clearing’. This surname has now died out in Britain.2: occasional variant of Donkersley itself a variant of Dunkerley see Dunkley.

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