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

Tristan Family News Section
Links to other Family News Pages
with Births, Marriages, Deaths and significant Birthdays (shown on separate pages from 2013)
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Population Update, 1st May 2024, following the departure of MFV Edinburgh

  Tristan Resident Family Totals

There are 238 Tristan da Cunha Islanders.

Presently, 41 Resident Islanders are overseas.

There are an additional 26 people living on the island, including expatriate workers and their families and visitors.

So there are 223 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
Bredell 1 0 1
Collins 0 1 1
Glass 16 17 33
Green 32 30 62
Hagan 2 5 7
Lavarello 5 7 12
Repetto 16 18 34
Rogers 12 13 25
Squibb 2 2 4
Swain 26 33 59
Total 112 126 238
Population figures are maintained by Cynthia Green.