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Andwell Family History

Andwell 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: Adwell, Kidwell, Caldwell, Bardwell, Ansell, Sidwell, Newell

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Where is the Andwell family from?

You can see how Andwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andwell family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Andwell families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Andwell family living in Kent. This was 100% of all the recorded Andwell's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Andwell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Andwell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 31 census records available for the last name Andwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andwell 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Andwell. 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 military records available for the last name Andwell. For the veterans among your Andwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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