Last name: TINSLEY

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TINSLEY : This last name is indexed 50,591 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TINSLEY : English:: 1: habitational name from a place in South Yorkshire near Rotherham named in Old English with the genitive case of an unattested personal name Tynni + hlāw ‘hill’ ‘mound barrow’. This surname is also found in Ulster.2: habitational name from Tinsley Green in Worth (Sussex). The placename appears to derive from an unattested Old English personal name Tint + Old English lēah ‘wood woodland clearing’.

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