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Turville Name Meaning

English (Surrey and Hampshire; of Norman origin):: habitational name from Tourville‐la‐Campagne (Eure France). The placename derives from the Old Norse personal name Thórr + Old French ville ‘farmstead estate’ (from Latin villa). occasionally a shortened form of Turberville .

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


Similar surnames: Tourville, Deville, Linville, Melville, Stuteville, Colville, Neville

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Where is the Turville family from?

You can see how Turville families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turville family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Turville families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 51 Turville families living in Warwickshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Turville's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Turville families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turville surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turville ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Turville. 34% of Turville men worked as an Old Age Pensioner and 83% of Turville women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turville were Private Means and Housewife. .

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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

  • Old Age Pensioner
    34%
  • Nurseryman Own Account G F P
    34%
  • Private Means
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    83%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Housework
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Turville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turville 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 779 immigration records available for the last name Turville. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 540 military records available for the last name Turville. For the veterans among your Turville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turville lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Turville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Turville in 1962 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

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