Thwaits Family History

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Thwaits Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Thwaites.

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


Similar surnames: Twait, Haith, Thweatt, Swails, Hains, Wait, Thwaites, Tibbits, Waitt

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Thwaits Family Origin

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Thwaits Family Occupations

What did your Thwaits ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thwaits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Thwaits's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarding House and Keeps Shoe Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thwaits. A less common occupation for the Thwaits family was Lawyer.

View Census data for Thwaits | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    29%
  • Boarding House

    14%
  • Keeps Shoe Store

    14%
  • Lawyer

    14%

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Thwaits Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Thwaits Life Expectancy

What is the average Thwaits lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Thwaits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Thwaits in 1965 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thwaits

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thwaits 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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