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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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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