Tweedie Family History

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Tweedie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Tweedie, a place in the parish of Stonehouse, south of Glasgow, the name of which is of uncertain origin.

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

Similar surnames: Tweedle, Tweedy, Tweed, Weddle, Reekie, Wedin, Weldin, Weeda, Geddie

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Tweedie Family Origin

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Tweedie Family Occupations

What did your Tweedie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tweedie occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Tweedie's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardener and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tweedie. A less common occupation for the Tweedie family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Blacksmith

  • Coal Miner


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

Tweedie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Tweedie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tweedie 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Tweedie. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tweedie. For the veterans among your Tweedie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tweedie Life Expectancy

What is the average Tweedie lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tweedie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Tweedie in 1940 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tweedie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tweedie 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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