Tall History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tall family

The surname Tall was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

Early History of the Tall family

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Tall Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Thal, Thall, Thalle, Thale, Thalls, Thalles, Thals, Thales, Thaall, Thaal, Tall and many more.

Early Notables of the Tall family (pre 1700)

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Tall Ranking

In the United States, the name Tall is the 17,527th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Tall migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tall Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Tall, who landed in Virginia in 1653 [2]
  • William Tall, who arrived in Virginia in 1656 [2]
  • Jaco Tall, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 [2]
Tall Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Matthew Tall, who arrived in Virginia in 1702 [2]
  • Mary Tall, who landed in Virginia in 1714 [2]

Australia Tall migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Tall Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. James Tall, Jr., English convict who was convicted in Ely (Isle of Ely), Cambridgeshire, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Atlas" on 27th April 1833, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [3]
  • Mary Tall, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [4]
  • Sarah Ann Tall, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [4]
  • Sampson Tall, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [4]
  • Elizabeth Tall, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caroline" in 1839 [4]
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  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 14th July 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/atlas
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CAROLINE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Caroline.htm


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