Tingling History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

This rather rare surname probably was derived fro the Old English word "tynen" which was commonly used for a "field" or "hedge."

Early Origins of the Tingling family

The surname Tingling was first found in Roxburghshire where it is presumed to be a rather rare local name. Interestingly, the Tinlin(e) spelling is listed more frequently in Scotland, whereas the "g" ending is generally further south.

Early History of the Tingling family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tingling research. Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1680, 1726, 1840, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Tingling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tingling Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tinling, Tinline, Tinlin and others.

Early Notables of the Tingling family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Tingling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tingling family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Edward Tinling arrived in New York in 1822.



The Tingling Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Pax et copia
Motto Translation: Peace and plenty.


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