Tingley is a last name that research shows has been established since the eleventh century. Tingley is a early British occupational last name. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Suffolk in 1325. The word Tingley is thought to have derived from a Middle Ages term.
The nineteen eleven census carried out by H.M. Treasury for the United Kingdom shows the greatest number of Tingley's in the county of Wiltshire. It is written that an early 20th century Tingley could out drink a Rhino. A tarnished past is clear, particularly around the summer of 1861 when James Tingley stole a cow and was sentenced to prison.
Traits of the Tingley family
Warm and friendly is how previous generations of the Tingley family can be described. The surname is historically linked with Jupiter, causing Tingleys to often be elusive and energetic. 114