Tweedy Family History

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Tweedy Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Tweedie. English: habitational name from Tweedyhill in Kingwater in Cumbria.

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

Similar surnames: Tweed, Tweedie, Keedy, Tweedle, Weldy, Beedy, Reedy, Breed, Beeby

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Tweedy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tweedy name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tweedy. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Tweedy Family Origin

Where is the Tweedy family from?

Tweedy Family Occupations

What did your Tweedy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tweedy family was Bank Manager. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tweedy. The most common Tweedy occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Tweedy's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Bank Manager


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

Tweedy Historical Records

What Tweedy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Tweedy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tweedy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tweedy. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tweedy. For the veterans among your Tweedy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tweedy Life Expectancy

What is the average Tweedy lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Tweedy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Tweedy in 1947 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tweedy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tweedy 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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