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Tweedy Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Tweedie .

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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Where is the Tweedy family from?

You can see how Tweedy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tweedy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tweedy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 207 Tweedy families living in Northumberland. This was about 35% of all the recorded Tweedy's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Tweedy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tweedy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tweedy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tweedy. 36% of Tweedy men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Tweedy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tweedy were Clerk In Holy Orders and Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Joiner
  • Motor Lorry Driver
  • Clerk In Holy Orders

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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