Townshend Family History

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Townshend Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Townsend.

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


Similar surnames: Townsend, Townzen, Townsley, Bowsher, Towns, Hounshell, Townes

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Townshend Family Origin

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Townshend Family Occupations

What did your Townshend ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farmer & Planter

    7%
  • Merchant

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farmer & Planter and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Townshend. The most common Townshend occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Townshend's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Townshend family was Farming.

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Townshend Historical Records

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Townshend Life Expectancy

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Famous Townshend Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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