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Anclair Family History

Anclair 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: Auclair, Sinclair, Leclair, Laclair, Clair, Ancar, Oclair, Mcnair

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Where is the Anclair family from?

You can see how Anclair families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anclair family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Anclair families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 13 Anclair families living in Quebec. This was about 93% of all the recorded Anclair's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Anclair families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Anclair surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Anclair ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 196 census records available for the last name Anclair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anclair 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Anclair. 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 25 military records available for the last name Anclair. For the veterans among your Anclair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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