Entwistle Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Entwistle Family Origin

Where is the Entwistle family from?

SHOW MORE

Entwistle Family Occupations

What did your Entwistle ancestors do for a living?

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.

SHOW MORE
  • Painter

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%
  • Scholar

    13%

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

Source: Census data for Entwistle | Data not to scale

Entwistle Historical Records

What Entwistle family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Entwistle ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Entwistle

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Entwistle Life Expectancy

What is the average Entwistle lifespan?

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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Entwistle Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name