Townsend Family History

Meaning of surname: Townsend

Townsend is a topographic surname of Yorkshire and Norfolk origin, indicating residence at the extremity of a city or burgh (from Middle English touun "village", "hamlet", "stead" + ende "end".) Popular variants are Townshend (of Norfolk variety), and Townend.

We found 2,629,860 Genealogy and Family History Records for Townsend in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Townsend surname:

2,570,614 Digital Copies of Newspapers
21,268 Pictures of Obituaries
11,486 Government Documents
157 Historical Books
26,335 Social Security Death Records

Townsend Surname

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Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Townsend

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Mentions of Townsend family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Townsend

Mentions of Townsend family name in Birth Records

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