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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Tristan Family News Section
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Population Update, 18th October 2021, following the departure of SA Agulhas II on 13th October

  Tristan Resident Family Totals

There are 243 Tristan da Cunha Islanders.

Presently, 17 Resident Islanders are overseas.

There are an additional 22 people living on the island, including expatriate workers and their families and visitors.

So there are 248 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 14 16 30
Green 32 31 63
Hagan 2 5 7
Lavarello 5 7 12
Repetto 19 23 42
Rogers 13 13 26
Squibb 2 2 4
Swain 25 33 58
Total 112 131 243
Population figures are maintained by Cynthia Green.