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Andwson Family History

Andwson 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: Anderson, Anson, Addison, Andreson, Newson, Sandison, Andon, Nelson

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Where is the Andwson family from?

You can see how Andwson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Andwson family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 3 Andwson families living in Isle of Man. This was 100% of all the recorded Andwson's in United Kingdom. Isle of Man had the highest population of Andwson families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Andwson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Andwson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Andwson 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Andwson. 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 2 military records available for the last name Andwson. For the veterans among your Andwson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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