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Twoomey Family History

Twoomey Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Toomey, Twomey, Woomer, Toohey, Tormey, Toomer, Tooley, Thomey, Tomey

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Where is the Twoomey family from?

You can see how Twoomey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Twoomey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Twoomey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Twoomey family living in Glamorgan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Twoomey's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan and 1 other county had the highest population of Twoomey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Twoomey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Twoomey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Twoomey. 24% of Twoomey men worked as a Truck Driver and 60% of Twoomey women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Twoomey were Farmer and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Driver
    24%
  • Machinist
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Stenographer
    40%
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What Twoomey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 930 census records available for the last name Twoomey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Twoomey 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Twoomey. 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 102 military records available for the last name Twoomey. For the veterans among your Twoomey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Twoomey lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Twoomey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Twoomey in 1968 was 89, and 80 in 2004.

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