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Andwers Family History

Andwers 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: Anders, Andreas, Andrews, Ander, Angers, Andres, Alders, Andert

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Where is the Andwers family from?

You can see how Andwers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andwers family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Andwers families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1861. In 1861 there were 6 Andwers families living in Angus. This was 100% of all the recorded Andwers's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Andwers families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Andwers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 66 census records available for the last name Andwers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andwers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Andwers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Andwers. For the veterans among your Andwers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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