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Agmew Family History

Agmew Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Agnew, Ames, Mew, Almen, Agle, Almer, Agnes, Ager, Armer, Ammer

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Where is the Agmew family from?

You can see how Agmew families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Agmew family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Agmew families were found in USA in 1880, USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1881. In 1881 there was 1 Agmew family living in Kirkcudbrightshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Agmew's in Scotland. Kirkcudbrightshire had the highest population of Agmew families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Agmew surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Agmew ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 17 census records available for the last name Agmew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agmew census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Agmew. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name Agmew. For the veterans among your Agmew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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