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Tilley

Last Name
16k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tilley mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tilley

User Submitted Origins

English
75%
Dutch
25%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Missouri, U.S. says the name Tilley is of Dutch origin and means "Farmer".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
The seeds of a small tree (Croton Pavana) common in the Malay Archipelago. These seeds furnish croton oil, like those of Croton Tiglium.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilley

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tilley

Colin Tilley

Colin Tilley is a music video director, commercial director, and filmmaker. Colin was born on June 27th, 1988.

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Vesta Tilley

Vesta Tilley was a music hall singer & male impersonator, music hall, and music hallsinger & male impersonator. Vesta was given the name Matilda Alice Powles on May 13th, 1864 in Commandery Street, Worcester. Vesta is also known as Lady de Frece. She died on September 16th, 1952.

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Jack L. Tilley

Jack L. Tilley is a military person. His military service ended in 1969.

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Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley

Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley was a 4th & 7th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, Premier of the Colony of New Brunswick, and Premier of New Brunswick. Samuel was born on May 8th, 1818 in Gagetown, New Brunswick. He died on June 25th, 1896.

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Benjamin Franklin Tilley

Benjamin Franklin Tilley is a list of governors of american samoa. His military service ended in 1907.

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John Tilley

John was born in 1571. He passed away on January 11th, 1621.

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  • Edward Tilley
  • James Tilley
    Soccer Player
  • Virginia Tilley
  • John Tilley
  • Jim Tilley
    Poet
  • Darren Tilley
    Soccer Player
  • Leonard Percy de Wolfe Tilley
    MLA for Saint John City

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tilley U.S.
  White 87.59% 64.26%
  African American 6.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tilley

People with the last name Tilley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tilley

  • How Popular is the name Tilley? Tilley is the 35,013th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tilley was the 2,318th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tilley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 120 babies born with the first name Tilley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tilley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tilley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tilley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tilley is Wednesday, July 15th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Tilley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tilley was in 2019 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tilley: The name spelled backwards is Yellit. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Tyllei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tilley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,758 people with the last name Tilley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tilley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Tilley as their last name.
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