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Multiple Origins for the Surname Twigg


English


Twigg Early Origins



The surname Twigg was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Twigg Spelling Variations


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Twigg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Twygg, Twygge, Twigg, Twiggs, Twig and others.

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Twigg Early History


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Twigg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twigg research. Another 366 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1272, 1724, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Twigg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twigg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twigg Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Twigg In Ireland


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Twigg In Ireland



Some of the Twigg family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Twigg Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Charles Twigg, who landed in Maryland in 1655 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Twigg, who arrived in Maryland in 1655 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Twigg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Paul Twigg, who settled in New Haven, Conn. in 1820
  • Robert Twigg, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856
  • Thomas Twigg, who landed in Arkansas in 1873 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John H. Twigg, aged 51, who settled in America from Dublin, in 1892
  • J. H. Twigg, aged 34, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Twigg Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edith Twigg, aged 23, who landed in America from Sheffield, England, in 1907
  • Alferd Twigg, aged 53, who emigrated to the United States from Sheffield, England, in 1907
  • Harold Despard Twigg, aged 32, who settled in America from Cloghes, Ireland, in 1907
  • Mary Twigg, aged 53, who settled in America from Sheffield, England, in 1907
  • Herbert Twigg, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Twigg Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • James Twigg, aged 27, who settled in Moose Jaw, Canada, in 1913

Twigg Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Twigg, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm
  • William Twigg, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Stratheden" in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STRATHEDEN 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stratheden.htm
  • Ellen Twigg, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Stratheden" in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STRATHEDEN 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stratheden.htm
  • Caroline Twigg, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Stratheden" in 1850 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STRATHEDEN 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stratheden.htm
  • James Twigg, aged 33, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Star Queen" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 1st January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Star Queen 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/starqueen1854.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twigg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twigg (post 1700)



  • S. Edward Twigg, American politician, Mayor of Hibbing, Minnesota, 1936-38
  • Noah S. Twigg, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1920; Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1932
  • Carol A. Twigg, American politician, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1974
  • Carl Twigg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936
  • Rebecca Twigg (b. 1963), American seven-time gold medalist racing cyclist, two-time Olympian
  • Georgie Twigg (1990-2012), British bronze medalist hockey player at the 2012 Olympic Games
  • Stephen Twigg (b. 1966), British Labour Party politician, Minister of State for Schools (2004-2005)
  • Gary Twigg (b. 1984), Scottish footballer from Glasgow
  • Derek Twigg (b. 1959), British Labour Party politician

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Twigg Historic Events


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Twigg Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Charles J Twigg (b. 1921), English Stoker 1st Class serving for the Royal Navy from Washwood Heath, Birmingham, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

RMS Lusitania


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Twigg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STRATHEDEN 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stratheden.htm
  4. ^ South Australian Register Monday 1st January 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Star Queen 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/starqueen1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. 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. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Twigg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twigg 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.

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