Twite Name Meaning

(northern): variant of Thwaites, for example from Twit in Lincolnshire. nickname from the twite, a moorland finch, or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold or kept them as songbirds.

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


Similar surnames: Twine, Wile, Twist, Witt, Trice, Tine, Taite, Wire, Tuite, Wise

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Twite Family Origin

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Twite Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Ag Labourer

    13%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • General Laborer

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Twite family was General Laborer. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Twite. The most common Twite occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Twite's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Twite Historical Records

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Twite Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2003, Twite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Twite in 1962 was 63, and 70 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twite

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