Twining Family History

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Twining Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Twyning in Gloucestershire, which was originally named with Old English betweonan ‘between’ + eam, dative of ea ‘river’, with the ending later being assimilated to -ingas ‘inhabitants’, ‘people’.

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

Similar surnames: Canning, Vining, Wilding, Twine, Twiner, Menning, Twigg, Panning

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Twining Family Origin

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Twining Family Occupations

What did your Twining ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Twining family was Agricultural Laborer (Carter). Bricklayer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twining. The most common Twining occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 11% of Twining's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Laborer (Carter)


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

Twining Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Twining. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twining 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Twining. 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 Twining. For the veterans among your Twining ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Twining Life Expectancy

What is the average Twining lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Twining life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Twining in 1946 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twining

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Twining 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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