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Amness Family History

Amness 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: Axness, Anness, Arness, Ness, Ames, Harness, Garness, Urness, Lyness

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Where is the Amness family from?

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

What did your Amness ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Amness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amness 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Amness. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Amness. For the veterans among your Amness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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