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The Anglo-Saxon name Tisdell comes from when the family resided in the area known as Teesdale found in the counties of Durham and the North Riding of Yorkshire. Tisdell is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. During the Middle Ages, as society became more complex, individuals needed a way to be distinguishable from others. Toponymic surnames were developed as a result of this need. Various features in the landscape were used to distinguish people from one another. In this case the original bearers of the surname Tisdell were named due to their close proximity to the river Tees, which flowed between Yorkshire and Durham.

Tisdell Early Origins



The surname Tisdell was first found in Durham where they were they had been Lords of the manor there from ancient times.

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Tisdell Spelling Variations


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Tisdell Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Tisdell include Teasdale, Tisdale, Tisdell, Teesdale, Tisdall and others.

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Tisdell Early History


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Tisdell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tisdell research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tisdell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tisdell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tisdell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tisdell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tisdell In Ireland


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Tisdell In Ireland



Some of the Tisdell family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Tisdell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Tisdell, who settled in Barbados in 1686

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tisdell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tisdell (post 1700)



  • Clement Allan Tisdell (b. 1939), Australian economist, Emeritus Professor at the University of Queensland
  • Tonia Tisdell (b. 1992), Liberian footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Tisdell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tisdell 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 23 May 2017 at 10:35.

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