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About the Terwilliger surname

The surname Terwilliger is of Dutch origin: possibly a habitational name meaning ‘at William’s’. It can also come from the place name Trewhitt in Northumberland. The first bearer of the Terwilliger surname was possibly a person who had come from that place to a new location.

Variations: Trywhitt, Terwitt, Trewitt, Trewhitt, Truitt, Terwit, Truet