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Twigger Early Origins



The surname Twigger 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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Twigger Spelling Variations


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Twigger Spelling Variations



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

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Twigger Early History


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Twigger Early History



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

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Twigger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twigger Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Twigger In Ireland


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Twigger In Ireland



Some of the Twigger 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 or some of its variants were: John Twig settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1856; Paul Twigg settled in New Haven, Conn. in 1820; Robert Twigg settled in Philadelphia in 1856.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twigger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twigger (post 1700)



  • Terence "Terry" Twigger (b. 1949), British businessman, Chief Executive of Meggitt plc
  • Robert Twigger (b. 1965), British author living in Cairo, Egypt

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Twigger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twigger 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 9 August 2015 at 10:59.

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