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Terwilliger Family History

Terwilliger Name Meaning
Of Dutch origin: possibly a habitational name meaning ‘at William’s’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

183,773 Historical Documents with Terwilliger on Ancestry.com
17,024 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,428 Military Records
923 Immigration Records
26,303 Census and Voter Lists
134,095 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Terwilliger Families

  • Number of Terwilliger families
     204 - 405
     69 - 203
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Terwilliger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Terwilliger Family Origin

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Terwilliger Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Terwilliger

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Terwilliger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Terwilliger census records

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Terwilliger Civil War Service Records

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