Entwistle Family History

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Entwistle Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the village of Entwisle in Lancashire, named from Old English henna ‘(water) hen’ or ened ‘duck’ + twisla ‘tongue of land in a river fork’.

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


Similar surnames: Wintle, Twist, Entwisle, Thistle, Twine, Engelstad, Anttila, Carlisle

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Entwistle Family Origin

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Entwistle Family Occupations

What did your Entwistle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Entwistle occupation in Canada was Painter. 25% of Entwistle's were Painters. Painter, Carpenter and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Entwistle. A less common occupation for the Entwistle family was Scholar.

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  • Painter

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%
  • Scholar

    13%

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

Entwistle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Entwistle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Entwistle 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 Entwistle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Entwistle. For the veterans among your Entwistle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Entwistle Life Expectancy

What is the average Entwistle lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Entwistle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Entwistle in 1948 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Entwistle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Entwistle 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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