Terwilliger Family History

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Terwilliger Name Meaning

Of Dutch origin: possibly a habitational name meaning ‘at William’s’.

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


Similar surnames: Terwilleger, Willig, Devillier, Willinger, Killinger, Tiller

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Terwilliger Family Origin

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Terwilliger Family Occupations

What did your Terwilliger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Terwilliger. The most common Terwilliger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Terwilliger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Terwilliger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Terwilliger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Terwilliger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Terwilliger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Terwilliger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Terwilliger. For the veterans among your Terwilliger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Terwilliger Life Expectancy

What is the average Terwilliger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Terwilliger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Terwilliger in 1945 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Terwilliger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Terwilliger 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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