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Twaddell Early Origins



The surname Twaddell was first found in Peebles-shire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, in the barony of Kilbucho. Even at this early date they also had branched in Northumberland and Cumberland.

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Twaddell Spelling Variations


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Twaddell Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tweddell, Tweedale, Tweedle, Twedle, Twaddell, Twaddle and many more.

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Twaddell Early History


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Twaddell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twaddell research. Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1404, 1566, 1650, and 1791 are included under the topic Early Twaddell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twaddell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twaddell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twaddell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Archibald Twaddle arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773; John Tweddell arrived in Philadelphia in 1846; Robert Twedle arrived in Pennsylvania in 1838; George Tweedall settled in Philadelphia in 1878.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twaddell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twaddell (post 1700)



  • William H. Twaddell (b. 1941), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Mauritania, 1988; Nigeria, 1997-2000
  • Gerald Twaddell, Educator

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Twaddell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twaddell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 October 2015 at 10:34.

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