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Turnipseed Family History

Turnipseed Name Meaning
translated form of German Rübsam(en) ‘turnip seed’, a nickname for a turnip grower. Turnips were important as staple diet in winter during the Middle Ages.

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

66,713 Historical Documents with Turnipseed on Ancestry
10,944 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,417 Military Records
245 Immigration Records
9,693 Census and Voter Lists
43,414 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Turnipseed Families

  • Number of Turnipseed families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
    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 Turnipseed last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Turnipseed Family Origin

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Turnipseed Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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