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Aswald Family History

Aswald 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: Oswald, Aswad, Ewald, Wald, Assad, Ostwald, Howald, Awad, Maywald

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Where is the Aswald family from?

You can see how Aswald families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aswald family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aswald families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 3 Aswald families living in Durham. This was 100% of all the recorded Aswald's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Aswald families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aswald surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aswald ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aswald. 25% of Aswald men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Aswald women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aswald were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Electrician
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Telephone Operator
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 728 census records available for the last name Aswald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aswald 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Aswald. 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 37 military records available for the last name Aswald. For the veterans among your Aswald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aswald lifespan?

Average Aswald life expectancy in 1988 was 87 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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