Last Name TWITCHELL

Summary/Contribute


Meaning Local: At the twitchell, a passage, an alley, from residence thereby.
Origin English, Irish

Rank 11,057 (2000 US census) 10,016 (1990 US census)
Count 2,637 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 93.93%, or 2477 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • undisclosed % as black,
  • undisclosed % as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 2.81%, or 74 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.74%, or 46 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.25%, or 33 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.


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Scottish surnames

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Longest last names

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