TiNGLEY Surname DNA Project
A DNA project has been launched for the Tingley surname, along with any variations such as Tingle, Tinkle, etc. The project uses testing on the male Y chromosome which is passed directly down the paternal line from father to son making it ideal for investigating surname lineages. The testing can be used to uncover, prove, or disprove connections between various Tingley lines and to also give clues about the deeper origins of the lineages.
Project participation is open to any direct paternal-line male Tingley descendant - i.e., a male whose last name is Tingley (or any variation of the surname) or a male whose biological paternal-line ancestry goes back to a Tingley but whose last name was changed at some point, such as due to adoption. Even if you are not a direct paternal-line male Tingley descendant, you can join the project by sponsoring the testing of a Tingley male from your immediate or extended family, such as a brother, son, father, uncle, male cousin, distant male cousin, etc.
Feel free to visit the Tingley-Tingle project website for more details:
Also, if you are a Tingley that has already had Y-DNA testing done at Family Tree DNA, you can log into your account and use the Join Projects link to join the Tingley-Tingle project.
Tingley-Tingle DNA Project