The main local family names on Tristan are Glass, Green, Hagan, Lavarello, Repetto, Rogers, and Swain, recently joined by Collins and Squibb.

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Population Update, 19th September 2023, following the birth of Emily Swain on 6th September

  Tristan Resident Family Totals

There are 235 Tristan da Cunha Islanders.

Presently, 18 Resident Islanders are overseas.

There are an additional 28 people living on the island, including expatriate workers and their families and visitors.

So there are 245 people currently living on Tristan da Cunha or visiting the surrounding islands.

Occasionally there are changes to the resident islander total as people re-gain or lose residency status.

Surname Male Female Total
Collins 0 1 1
Glass 15 17 32
Green 31 31 62
Hagan 2 5 7
Lavarello 5 7 12
Repetto 16 18 34
Rogers 12 13 25
Squibb 2 2 4
Swain 25 33 58
Total 108 127 235
Population figures are maintained by Cynthia Green.