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Twitty Family History

Twitty Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire Worcestershire and Lancashire): unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Witty, Twiddy, Stitt, Gitt, Tway, Winey, Taitt, Totty, Witte, Whitty

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Where is the Twitty family from?

You can see how Twitty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Twitty family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Twitty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 35 Twitty families living in Worcestershire. This was about 34% of all the recorded Twitty's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Twitty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Twitty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Twitty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Twitty. 31% of Twitty men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Twitty women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Twitty were Miner and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Twitty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twitty 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Twitty. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Twitty. For the veterans among your Twitty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Twitty lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Twitty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Twitty in 1950 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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