Twyman Family History

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Twyman Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained; perhaps a metathesized form of Twynam, a habitational name from Twinehame in Sussex or Twinham (now Christchurch) in Hampshire.

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

Similar surnames: Wyman, Todman, Lyman, Tayman, Truman, Wiman, Bayman, Titman, Totman

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Twyman Family Origin

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Twyman Family Occupations

What did your Twyman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Twyman. 4% of Twyman men worked as a Builders Labourer and 58% of Twyman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Twyman were Farmworker and Domestic Service

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Farmworker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Service

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

Twyman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Twyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twyman 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 Twyman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Twyman. For the veterans among your Twyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Twyman Life Expectancy

What is the average Twyman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Twyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Twyman in 1944 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Twyman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Twyman 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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