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Tweedle Family History

Tweedle Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived in the valley (see Dale) of the river Tweed.

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


Similar surnames: Tweed, Tweedie, Weddle, Trundle, Tweedy, Twaddle, Trede, Steele

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Where is the Tweedle family from?

You can see how Tweedle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tweedle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tweedle families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Tweedle family living in Georgia. This was about 20% of all the recorded Tweedle's in the USA. Georgia and 4 other states had the highest population of Tweedle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tweedle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tweedle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assistant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tweedle. 32% of Tweedle men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Day Laborer
    10%
  • Attendant
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assistant
    100%
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What Tweedle family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tweedle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tweedle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 781 immigration records available for the last name Tweedle. 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 Cards

There are 639 military records available for the last name Tweedle. For the veterans among your Tweedle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tweedle lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Tweedle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tweedle in 1961 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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