Twidwell Family History

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Twidwell Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. This has the form of an English habitational name, possibly from Twydall in Kent, named from Old English twi ‘two’ + dal ‘portion of land’, but the surname is not found in current English sources.

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

Similar surnames: Tidwell, Kidwell, Sidwell, Bridwell, Wiswell, Hipwell, Birdwell

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Twidwell Family Origin

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Twidwell Family Occupations

What did your Twidwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Twidwell family was Laborer. The most common Twidwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 82% of Twidwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerks Store and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twidwell.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerks Store

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Twidwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Twidwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twidwell 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Twidwell. 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 210 military records available for the last name Twidwell. For the veterans among your Twidwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Twidwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Twidwell lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Twidwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Twidwell in 1946 was 54, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twidwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Twidwell 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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