Twohig Family History

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Twohig Name Meaning

Irish (County Cork): reduced form of O’Twohig, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuathaigh (see Toohey).

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


Similar surnames: Toohey, Twohey, Twohy, Tohill, Wedig, Thie, Totin, Tuohy, Toni, Tosi

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Twohig Family Origin

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Twohig Family Occupations

What did your Twohig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boarding House and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twohig. A less common occupation for the Twohig family was Laborer. The most common Twohig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Twohig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Boarding House

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Twohig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Twohig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twohig 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Twohig. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Twohig. For the veterans among your Twohig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Twohig Life Expectancy

What is the average Twohig lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Twohig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Twohig in 1949 was 43, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twohig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Twohig 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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