Thwing Family History

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Thwing Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from the place so called in East Yorkshire, named with Old Scandinavian þvengr or Old English þweng ‘narrow strip of land’. The surname, however, does not appear in English sources.

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


Similar surnames: Wing, Tong, Thain, Hoing, Twigg, Ping, Hwang, Gowing, Twine, Alling

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Thwing Family Origin

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Thwing Family Occupations

What did your Thwing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thwing. A less common occupation for the Thwing family was Blacksmith. The most common Thwing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Thwing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Thwing ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Thwing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thwing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thwing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Thwing. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Thwing. For the veterans among your Thwing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thwing Life Expectancy

What is the average Thwing lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Thwing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Thwing in 1943 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thwing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thwing ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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