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Early Origins of the Tuley family

The surname Tuley was first found in the Domesday Book of 1086 where the names Toli, Thole, Tholi all appear. [1]

Later in Lincolnshire, Reginaldus filius Toli or Tuly was listed in the Curia Regis Rolls for 1214 and Richard Toly was listed at St. Thomas, Staffordshire c. 1150. The Pipe Rolls for Northumberland list Peter Toli as holding lands there in 1155. [2]

Early History of the Tuley family

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Tuley Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Toli, Tooley, Toolly, Tooly, Thole, Tholi, Tulegh, Tuley, Twoley, Tuliegh and many more.

Early Notables of the Tuley family

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United States Tuley migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tuley Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • T Tuley, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Tuley (post 1700) +

  • Mike Tuley, American musician, member of Ad Astra Per Aspera, a Kansas-based indie rock band
  • Murray F. Tuley (1827-1902), American veteran of the Mexican-American War and jurist, known as the "Nestor" of the Chicago bench, President of the Illinois State Bar Association 1902-1903, eponym of Tuley Park and Tuley High School, Chicago
  • Graham Tuley, Scottish inventor of the Tuley Tree Shelter, a plastic shelter used to nurture trees in the early stages of their growth; about 1 million shelters were in use in Great Britain in 1983-1984 and 10 million ere produced in 1991


  1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. 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)


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