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This Tink surname derives from the Old English word tinklere, of uncertain origin. The name is generally thought to be of occupational origin for someone who mended of pots and pans.

Tink Early Origins



The surname Tink was first found in London, where a Laurence Tinekere is in a listing from 1244-46 in "The History of St. Bartholomew's Hospital." From early times, records of Tink can be found in both southern and northern England.

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Tink Spelling Variations


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Tink Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tinker, Tinkler, Tink, Tinke, Tyneker, Tynekar and many more.

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Tink Early History


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Tink Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tink research. Another 339 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1243, 1244, 1268, 1273, 1279, 1379, 1617, 1620, and 1621 are included under the topic Early Tink History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tink Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tink Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tink Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tink Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Tink, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Prince Regent" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851PrinceRegent.htm
  • Richard Tink, aged 25, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851PrinceRegent.htm
  • William Tink, aged 39, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Prowse" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 21st August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) William Prowse 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamprowse1854.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tink (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tink (post 1700)



  • Rowan John Tink AM (b. 1955), Australian Special Air Service officer, recipient of the United States Bronze Star for his actions in Afghanistan
  • Andrew Arnold Tink BA LLB MP (b. 1953), Australian politician, Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1988 to 2007

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PRINCE REGENT 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851PrinceRegent.htm
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 21st August 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) William Prowse 1856. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/williamprowse1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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The Tink Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tink Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 14 June 2013 at 13:36.

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