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, 14th October 2020, following the departure of SA Agulhas II on 11th October

  Tristan Resident Family Totals

There are 245 Tristan da Cunha Islanders.

Presently, 17 Resident Islanders are overseas.

There are an additional 21 people living on the island, including expatriate workers and their families and visitors.

So there are 249 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 16 31
Green 31 33 64
Hagan 3 5 8
Lavarello 5 7 12
Repetto 19 23 42
Rogers 13 14 27
Squibb 2 2 4
Swain 24 32 56
Total 112 133 245
Population figures are maintained by Cynthia Green.