Twait Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Tveit. Possibly an altered spelling of English Twaite, a variant of Thwaites.

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


Similar surnames: Wait, Tweet, Thwaits, Tart, Twist, Twedt, Wain, Waitt, Want, Wayt

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Twait Family Origin

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Twait Family Occupations

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  • Dyer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Twait occupation in the USA was Dyer. 25% of Twait's were Dyers. Dyer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twait. A less common occupation for the Twait family was Shoemaker.

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Twait Historical Records

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Twait Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Twait life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Twait in 1964 was 66, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twait

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