Tweet Family History

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Tweet Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Tveit, or possibly of North German Twiete, from a topographical name for someone who lived by a passage or alley.

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

Similar surnames: Theel, Twait, Week, Wert, Teel, Tweed, Twedt, Teem, West, Street

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Tweet Family Origin

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Tweet Family Occupations

What did your Tweet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tweet. A less common occupation for the Tweet family was Laborer. The most common Tweet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Tweet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Laborer


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

Tweet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tweet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tweet 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 137 immigration records available for the last name Tweet. 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 677 military records available for the last name Tweet. For the veterans among your Tweet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tweet Life Expectancy

What is the average Tweet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Tweet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Tweet in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tweet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tweet 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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