Twigg Name Meaning

English (Midlands): nickname for a thin person, from Middle English twigge ‘twig’, ‘shoot’. Since the word occurs only late in the Old English period and was initially confined to northern dialects, it may be a borrowing from Old Norse.

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


Similar surnames: Wigg, Wing, Trigg, Thwing, Wagg, Pigg, Tagg, Twist, Twine, Teig

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Twigg Family Origin

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Twigg Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twigg. The most common Twigg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Twigg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Twigg family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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Twigg Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Twigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Twigg in 1948 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

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