Entwistle Family History

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Entwistle Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the village of Entwisle in Lancashire, named from Old English henna ‘(water) hen’ or ened ‘duck’ + twisla ‘tongue of land in a river fork’.

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


Similar surnames: Wintle, Twist, Entwisle, Thistle, Twine, Engelstad, Anttila, Carlisle

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Entwistle Family Origin

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Entwistle Family Occupations

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

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  • Cotton Weaver

    11%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Cotton Spinner

    2%

In 1881, Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Entwistle. A less common occupation for the Entwistle family was Cotton Spinner. The most common Entwistle occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 11% of Entwistle's were Cotton Weavers.

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Entwistle Historical Records

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Entwistle Life Expectancy

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