Thwing Family History

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Thwing Name Meaning

Apparently an English habitational name from the place so called in East Yorkshire, named with Old Scandinavian þvengr or Old English þweng ‘narrow strip of land’. The surname, however, does not appear in English sources.

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


Similar surnames: Wing, Tong, Thain, Hoing, Twigg, Ping, Hwang, Gowing, Twine, Alling

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Thwing Family Origin

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Thwing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thwing family was Blacksmith. The most common Thwing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Thwing's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thwing.

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Thwing Historical Records

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Thwing Life Expectancy

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