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Tidwell Family History

Tidwell Name Meaning
English: reduced form of Tid(e)swell, a habitational name from Tideswell in Derbyshire, so named from the Old English personal name Tidi + Old English wella ‘spring’. 1881 English census has 72; UK 12.

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

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91,268 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,779 Military Records
929 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Tidwell Families

  • Number of Tidwell families
     157 - 311
     53 - 156
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tidwell families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tidwell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tidwell census records

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Tidwell Family Origin

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Tidwell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Tidwell

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Tidwell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tidwell census records

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Tidwell Civil War Service Records

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