Twiggs Family History

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Twiggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Twigg.

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

Similar surnames: Wiggs, Triggs, Griggs, Tiggs, Higgs, Twigg, Ewings, Baggs, Spriggs

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Twiggs Family Origin

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Twiggs Family Occupations

What did your Twiggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Twiggs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Twiggs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twiggs. A less common occupation for the Twiggs family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Twiggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Twiggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twiggs 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 616 immigration records available for the last name Twiggs. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Twiggs. For the veterans among your Twiggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Twiggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Twiggs lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Twiggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Twiggs in 1943 was 18, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twiggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Twiggs 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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