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Turnquist Family History

Turnquist Name Meaning
Swedish: variant of Tornquist.

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

22,947 Historical Documents with Turnquist on Ancestry.com
7,814 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,267 Military Records
1,080 Immigration Records
6,740 Census and Voter Lists
6,046 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Turnquist Families

  • Number of Turnquist families
     40 - 78
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Turnquist families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Turnquist last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Turnquist census records

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Turnquist Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Turnquist families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Turnquist Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Turnquist families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Turnquist

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Turnquist Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Turnquist census records

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Turnquist Civil War Service Records

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