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, 3rd December 2023, following the arrival of MFV Lance on 2nd December

  Tristan Resident Family Totals

There are 237 Tristan da Cunha Islanders.

Presently, 15 Resident Islanders are overseas.

There are an additional 37 people living on the island, including expatriate workers and their families and visitors.

So there are 259 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 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 110 127 237
Population figures are maintained by Cynthia Green.