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Twiname Early Origins



The surname Twiname 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.

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Twiname Spelling Variations


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Twiname Spelling Variations



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.

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Twiname Early History


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Twiname Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twiname research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1296, 1329, 1748, and 1800 are included under the topic Early Twiname History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Twiname Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twiname Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twiname 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: 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twiname (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twiname (post 1700)



  • James E. Twiname, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1904 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  2. 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.
  3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
  8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
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The Twiname Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twiname 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 19 January 2016 at 14:51.

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