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Tillinghast Surname Origin

(Locality). A place where auctions are held; buying, selling, dividing, paying over. German, theilen; Dutch, deelen, to separate, divide, pay over. A dealing house.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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