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Ah Wah Family History

Ah Wah 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: Shah, Ahmad, Ahlman, Anwar, Ahuja, Awad, Dhawan, Wah, Aswad, Shirah

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ah Wah surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Ah Wah ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 339 census records available for the last name Ah Wah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ah Wah 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 139 immigration records available for the last name Ah Wah. 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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There are 11 military records available for the last name Ah Wah. For the veterans among your Ah Wah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ah Wah lifespan?

Average Ah Wah life expectancy in 2003 was 80 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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