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Twyman Early Origins



The surname Twyman 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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Twyman Spelling Variations


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Twyman 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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Twyman Early History


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Twyman Early History



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

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Twyman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twyman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twyman 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 were:

Twyman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arthur Twyman, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Twyman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank Twyman, aged 36, who landed in America from London, England, in 1913
  • Harriet Twyman, aged 43, who settled in America from Whitstable, England, in 1916
  • Joseph Twyman, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Leonard Twyman, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924
  • Robert Twyman, aged 27, who settled in America, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twyman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twyman (post 1700)



  • Luska J. Twyman (1913-1988), American politician, Kentucky's first African American mayor in 1968
  • Robert Joseph Twyman (1897-1976), American politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois
  • John Kennedy "Jack" Twyman (1934-2012), American professional basketball player, inductee into the Hall of Fame
  • William M. S. Twyman, American politician, U.S. Consular Agent in Jaffna, 1897
  • Robert Joseph Twyman (1897-1976), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois 9th District, 1947-49
  • R. B. J. Twyman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856; U.S. Consul in Veracruz, 1858-60
  • Emma L. Twyman, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972
  • Benjamin R. Twyman, American politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Ritchie County, 1917-20
  • Allen P. Twyman, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924
  • Michael Twyman (b. 1934), English Professor Emeritus of the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    6. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    7. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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    The Twyman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twyman 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 15 December 2016 at 10:16.

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