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Twynam Early Origins



The surname Twynam 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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Twynam Spelling Variations


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Twynam 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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Twynam Early History


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Twynam Early History



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

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Twynam Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Twynam Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Twynam 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:

Twynam Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Twynam, who settled in America in 1772

Twynam Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Robert Twynam, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1908
  • William Twynam, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • Mae Twynam, aged 25, who emigrated to America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Twynam (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Twynam (post 1700)



  • Henry Twynam (1853-1899), English rugby union international player
  • Ricky Twynam (b. 1982), Canadian professional (ITF) tennis player

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Twynam Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    5. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
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    The Twynam Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Twynam 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 11 April 2015 at 08:51.

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