Toynbee Family History

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Toynbee Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Coyne, Poyner, Obee, Boyne, Coyner, Goyne, Doyne, Hoyne, Combee

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Toynbee Family Origin

Where is the Toynbee family from?

Toynbee Family Occupations

What did your Toynbee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Toynbee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Toynbee's were Farmers. Farmer and Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Toynbee. A less common occupation for the Toynbee family was Weighs-Coal.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Weighs-Coal


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

Toynbee Historical Records

What Toynbee family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Toynbee

Passenger List

There are 507 immigration records available for the last name Toynbee. 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 304 military records available for the last name Toynbee. For the veterans among your Toynbee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toynbee Life Expectancy

What is the average Toynbee lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Toynbee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Toynbee in 1964 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toynbee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toynbee 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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