Early Origins of the Twinam family
The surname Twinam was first found in Kirkcudbrightshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Chille Chuithbheirt), part of the present day Council Area of Dumfries and Galloway
, former county in Southwestern Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times.
Early History of the Twinam family
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Twinam Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Twynholm, Twynholme, Twinam, Twinham, Twinholm, Twinholme, Twynham, Twynam, Twynhome, Twinhome, Twynhom, Twyinholm, Twyinholme, Twyinham, Twynnam, Twinnham, Twinnholm, Twinnham, Twinnhome, Twinnin, Twinnan and many more.
Early Notables of the Twinam family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Twinam family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Twynhoe, who came to Nova Scotia in 1749; William Twynam, who settled in America in 1772; Thomas Twinholm, who settled in Philadelphia in 1790 with his wife and children.
Contemporary Notables of the name Twinam (post 1700)
- Joseph Wright Twinam (1934-2001), American diplomat, U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, 1974-76
- Joseph Wright Twinam (1934-2001), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, 1974-76 CITATION[CLOSE]
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