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Andrews Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrew with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is the usual southern English patronymic form also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages e.g. Polish Andrzejewski Slovenian Andrejčič Serbian and Croatian Andrić (see Andric ) and Czech Ondráček (see Ondracek ). Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Aindreis or Irish Mac Aindriú see McAndrew .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Andreas, Andrew, Andres, Drews, Andrea, Andris, Anders, Andre

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Where is the Andrews family from?

You can see how Andrews families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andrews family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Andrews families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5,723 Andrews families living in London. This was about 19% of all the recorded Andrews's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Andrews families in 1891.
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What did your Andrews ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Andrews. 6% of Andrews men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Andrews women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Andrews were Incapacitated and Incapacitated. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 128,000 immigration records available for the last name Andrews. 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 198,000 military records available for the last name Andrews. For the veterans among your Andrews ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Andrews lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Andrews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Andrews in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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