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Asward Family History

Asward 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: Aswad, Sward, Alward, Oswald, Ward, Seward, Howard, Edward, Agard

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Where is the Asward family from?

You can see how Asward families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Asward family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Asward family living in Massachusetts. This was about 50% of all the recorded Asward's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Asward families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Asward surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Asward ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Asward. 100% of Asward women worked as a Laborer. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 32 census records available for the last name Asward. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asward 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Asward. 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 3 military records available for the last name Asward. For the veterans among your Asward ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Asward lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1999, in the United States, Asward life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Asward in 1971 was 87, and 91 in 1999.

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