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Twigg Family History

Twigg Name Meaning
English (Midlands): nickname for a thin person, from Middle English twigge ‘twig’, ‘shoot’. Since the word occurs only late in the Old English period and was initially confined to northern dialects, it may be a borrowing from Old Norse.

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

244,510 Historical Documents with Twigg on Ancestry.com
72,006 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,532 Military Records
3,048 Immigration Records
42,646 Census and Voter Lists
122,278 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Twigg Families

  • Number of Twigg families
     75 - 147
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Twigg families
     206 - 409
     69 - 205
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Twigg families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Twigg census records

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Twigg Family Origin

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Twigg Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Twigg

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Twigg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Twigg census records

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Twigg Civil War Service Records

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