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Tway Family History

Tway Name Meaning

Possibly English or Irish unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Tay, Troy, Smay, Way, Ways, Gray, Thaw, Twait, Tea, Fray

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Where is the Tway family from?

You can see how Tway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tway family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tway families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Tway families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Tway's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Tway families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tway surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tway ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tway. 37% of Tway men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Tway women worked as a Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Manager
    19%
  • Executive
    14%
  • Proprietor
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 165 immigration records available for the last name Tway. 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 Cards

There are 577 military records available for the last name Tway. For the veterans among your Tway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tway lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Tway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Tway in 1964 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

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