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Amswald Family History

Amswald 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: Oswald, Aswad, Osswald, Ewald, Amaral, Wald, Berwald, Seewald, Assad

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Where is the Amswald family from?

You can see how Amswald families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amswald family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Amswald families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Amswald's in USA. New York had the highest population of Amswald families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amswald surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amswald ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 16 census records available for the last name Amswald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amswald 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Amswald. 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 Amswald. For the veterans among your Amswald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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