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, 2nd February 2023, following the departure of MV Lance on 1st February

  Tristan Resident Family Totals

There are 238 Tristan da Cunha Islanders.

Presently, 18 Resident Islanders are overseas.

There are an additional 25 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 32 31 63
Hagan 2 5 7
Lavarello 5 7 12
Repetto 17 19 36
Rogers 13 13 26
Squibb 2 2 4
Swain 25 32 57
Total 111 127 238
Population figures are maintained by Cynthia Green.